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    They have not built Zinsco/Sylvania panels for...

    They have not built Zinsco/Sylvania panels for about 30 years, how can one replace Zinsco for Zinsco unless you came across a huge stash of NOS, New Old Stock Zinsco panels? And the only circuit...
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    Interchangeable? Sure they fit each others...

    Interchangeable? Sure they fit each others panels, but too much of a hassle to attempt to do so, even though years for me, ago if a ITE fit that what was used. :happysad:
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    As long as it's not a ringless, should be good to...

    As long as it's not a ringless, should be good to go the OP is from CA & ringless don't fly here, EUSERC models are ring type.
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    A mast for a OH service is in my opinion very...

    A mast for a OH service is in my opinion very much in a inspectors jurisdiction, and no inspector worth their salt will not do any part of the job, they are not being paid for it. :)
  5. HPS used to be troublesome now it is pretty...

    HPS used to be troublesome now it is pretty reliable so LED may be OK in the future but the fact that most LED lighting is ChiCom not holding my breath, other then the major East/West street near...
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    Ford Owners Recommend Dodge :D All...

    Ford

    Owners

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    Dodge


    :D All jokes aside enjoy it.
  7. The only thing I like about mercs is their long...

    The only thing I like about mercs is their long life, otherwise it's time has passed, MH is a major improvement over MV.
  8. In addition to the question above, why even mess...

    In addition to the question above, why even mess with a light source whose time has been long gone?
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    My guess is that they are switching the neutral...

    My guess is that they are switching the neutral with the ungrounded conductors.
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    Have two threads asking the same question. ...

    Have two threads asking the same question.


    http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=170444


    I can't answer as any comment from me would be bullpucky. :D Since have no experience w/ the...
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    Learn something every day one of the things I...

    Learn something every day one of the things I like about this place, had never seen them & always thought that was the case so someone could not cobble together 3 single pole breakers for a 240V 3...
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    My point was but did not articulate it , was that...

    My point was but did not articulate it , was that every manufacturer makes handle ties most or all of them were intended for 2 pole breakers, not 3 pole.
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    I can only think of two instances where handle...

    I can only think of two instances where handle ties that would work to together 3 poles , & in those cases they are no longer made as a accessory, Cutler-Hammer type CH* had plastic sandalwood...
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    I actually prefer the method shown in the OP's...

    I actually prefer the method shown in the OP's photo, even do it w/ MC (after stripping enough conductor of course) it seem to me a little cleaner way to do it.
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    Isn't 8 AWG & larger conductors required to be...

    Isn't 8 AWG & larger conductors required to be stranded? 310.106(C)
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    I look at 'Utilitech' as a brand to leave alone,...

    I look at 'Utilitech' as a brand to leave alone, in same manner as the skull & crossbones. Southwire tools are mostly ChiCom, for that reason alone going to pass on buying any.
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    Slater "Hi Tech" spelling may be wrong though,...

    Slater "Hi Tech" spelling may be wrong though, used those switches & receptacles in a couple of houses back in the 80's, did not like them.
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    A bit off topic but ever since I cut a what...

    A bit off topic but ever since I cut a what thought was a sprinkler line to get it out of the way while repairing a broken line & found it had a 14/2 UF in it, since then I have a really bad attitude...
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    I tried to edit my post but had issues w/ the...

    I tried to edit my post but had issues w/ the WiFi so the window for editing closed, it is a 1960's era CH loadcenter, not just a early one. Sad thing it's the last decent line left, all competitive...
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    It is a early 1960's Cutler-Hammer CH load center...

    It is a early 1960's Cutler-Hammer CH load center uses type CH breakers.
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    How can a 30A receptacle be placed on a 50A...

    How can a 30A receptacle be placed on a 50A circuit? Just a question that has had me curious because was always under the assumption that 30A was 30A OCP max & a 50A was either 40 or 50A OCP.
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    From the looks of it that cabinet has a melamine...

    From the looks of it that cabinet has a melamine finish, which means a particle board substrate, & we all know what happens when "wood products" like particle board or MDF get wet. As others have...
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    If the NEC or other code required a specific...

    If the NEC or other code required a specific NRTL, Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, like UL, the lawsuits would be filed like crazy. I would think it would have to be listed by a NRTL, which...
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    I have a corded Milwaukee deep cut band saw (...

    I have a corded Milwaukee deep cut band saw ( made pre Milwaukee ChiCom ownership), and a Milwaukee 18V model, like them both but the 18V is the go to tool just because of being ready to use if the...
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    Anyone who comes after you should be thankful...

    Anyone who comes after you should be thankful there are no surprises in the future. Critters/creatures/insects don't belong in there.
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