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    OK. Didn't think there was any call for 120 delta...

    OK. Didn't think there was any call for 120 delta anymore. Is one phase grounded? if not treat it as you would any other ungrounded delta.
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    Is it a corner grounded delta? Also how many...

    Is it a corner grounded delta?
    Also how many transformers are there on the pole? Two or three?
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    Still trying to get a handle on this.. There...

    Still trying to get a handle on this..

    There is no ground, yet you have 120 volts to ground?
    What is the line to line voltage? 208?
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    Not to mention it looks worse when the tile...

    Not to mention it looks worse when the tile backsplash is laid and the receptacles are 1/4 inch off... It's amazing how well this shows up with a straight grout line running close to the tops of the...
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    Correct. We generally use only full neutral CN...

    Correct. We generally use only full neutral CN cable, except for substation feeders. There we use 1/3 neutral. The cost of full neutral on the smaller CN cable is slightly higher, ( sometimes not)...
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    I don't see this as the installation contractors...

    I don't see this as the installation contractors call, more the POCO call as to the pole additions.
    That being said, I have built many UG risers on poles with less room than that. Build the riser...
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    Wait, the guy bullies the boss? Sounds like the...

    Wait, the guy bullies the boss? Sounds like the boss needs to grow a pair. Are you over him in any way? If he made my work look bad I would definitely let him know it, temper or not.
    Call him out on...
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    I wish I could count it toward my CE credits...;)

    I wish I could count it toward my CE credits...;)
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    I was wondering the same thing... 132 volts?

    I was wondering the same thing... 132 volts?
  10. Here is some interesting reading. FWIW, I use a...

    Here is some interesting reading. FWIW, I use a class 2 rubber glove at least weekly, it used to be daily when work was booming...
    ...
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    You have any friends that work for the phone...

    You have any friends that work for the phone company or POCO? I use a sheath fault locator to find breaks or more likely a spot where the insulation is rubbed off and the wire is earth faulted but...
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    This may or may not help, but it is interesting...

    This may or may not help, but it is interesting reading. It also has an excel spreadsheet, although I can't open it to check it out.(I'm on an ipad at the moment...)...
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    You live in a downstairs apt with a doorman...

    You live in a downstairs apt with a doorman living above in the upstairs apt?

    To be sure you're not speaking of our creator in that way...
  14. Why are they cut?? Why were the...

    Why are they cut??



    Why were the connections at the weather head cut? Maybe the POCO cut the connections waiting on an inspection if the home had had some vandalism. In any case, I don't really...
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    Just who is "them"?

    Just who is "them"?
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    If the wire is shielded, there is no neutral. The...

    If the wire is shielded, there is no neutral. The wire with the neutral will most likely be stranded neutral. You can get it with full neutral or 1/3 neutral.
    Here is a link to wire with a neutral:...
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    :slaphead:

    :slaphead:
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    Shouldn't that be 12 amps? I realize the...

    Shouldn't that be 12 amps? I realize the difference won't be a lot, but keeping 210.23(A)(1) in mind...
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    Here is one......

    Here is one...
    https://www.progress-energy.com/assets/www/docs/business/service_requirements_manual.pdf
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    Sort of what I was thinking. We don't supply them...

    Sort of what I was thinking. We don't supply them at all. In 25 years only installed one on another system and its installation was marked on every map around, along with special labeling on the PMT....
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    Didn't take the time to read all the posts, but I...

    Didn't take the time to read all the posts, but I blow string in 3 & 4" PVC all the time. sometimes with a leaf blower, and sometimes with an air compressor equipped with the proper attachment.
    The...
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    Talk to your accountant, but look at S corp....

    Talk to your accountant, but look at S corp. There are distinct advantages here.
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    Good point. Still, I have never seen a class 200...

    Good point. Still, I have never seen a class 200 pull 200 amps for long. If that were the case the entire service would be sized larger to account for connected load, correct? I know when I do a...
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    I have read that the old class 200 mechanical...

    I have read that the old class 200 mechanical meters were designed to handle four times the overload, I think it was an old military book that is online and dates back to the late 80's or early 90's....
  25. Sounds like the line and the neutral are both...

    Sounds like the line and the neutral are both connected to the same 120 volt source. That explains the 120 L-G, the 120 N-G, and the 0 L-N.
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