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    The conductor markings in that GE panel are a bit...

    The conductor markings in that GE panel are a bit unorthodox but at least they marked them.
  2. If we did not have any lawyers, we would not need...

    If we did not have any lawyers, we would not need them. :happysad:
  3. Just a FYI, IOR, is Inspector Of Record. OSHPOD,...

    Just a FYI, IOR, is Inspector Of Record. OSHPOD, Office of Statewide Health Planning & Development, they have jurisdiction of all healthcare facilities in California.
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    OSHPD lives in their own world their only mandate...

    OSHPD lives in their own world their only mandate is to pad the bill, since they get a percentage of the project cost. :thumbsdown:
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    Was the panel by any chance a old Murray (pre...

    Was the panel by any chance a old Murray (pre Crouse-Hinds)? They had a odd 100A main that when the OEM breaker was used the vertically mounted main would be "ON" when the handle was up, if a...
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    BTW, there was Zinsco/ American Switch, they made...

    BTW, there was Zinsco/ American Switch, they made the Monkey Ward panels, since Challenger is a successor to them, the safest bet would be to use breakers that are UL classified replacements for...
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    Surprisingly Zinsco bolt-on breakers seem to be...

    Surprisingly Zinsco bolt-on breakers seem to be OK, it's the flat AL bus used in their single phase loadcenters that is the problem, but if you think Zinsco/Sylvania plug-in breakers are expensive,...
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    I disagree, that is a Zinsco/Sylvania/Challenger...

    I disagree, that is a Zinsco/Sylvania/Challenger panel, the neutral bar is a typical Zinsco style, not a Bryant. They did have both styles of breakers until the infamous Zinsco design was...
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    The permission to use 4 AWG w/ 100A overcurrent...

    The permission to use 4 AWG w/ 100A overcurrent protection only applies when it supplies the entire load of a dwelling, IMHO the inspector made the right call, if the load allows use a 90A breaker,...
  10. The above information is correct, just looked it...

    The above information is correct, just looked it up in a 1975 GE catalog. Still kind of weird to see plug fuse panels & split-buss loadcenters, but have some old ITE Imperial catalogs with the same...
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    But tape is not permitted for grounding/grounded...

    But tape is not permitted for grounding/grounded conductors smaller then 4 AWG, but then again, I do not care for 6 AWG and smaller AL conductors...
  12. All Government employees with the exception of...

    All Government employees with the exception of fire & police, & the military are non-essential. :thumbsdown:
  13. Thread: Cheapest way

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    You have another thread asking about the same...

    You have another thread asking about the same thing, which I answered.

    http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=166661
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    I have a 2 HP Rockwell heavy duty shaper that has...

    I have a 2 HP Rockwell heavy duty shaper that has a 200V 3Ø motor (former school machine) rather then buy a new motor used a VFD & it was cheaper then a new motor, 3 HP & smaller single phase input...
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    If a State has real estate disclosure laws, then...

    If a State has real estate disclosure laws, then a house that was "flipped" should have to be disclosed, just a wish on my part.
  16. Thread: Four foot LED

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    They are shop lights in a complete package, I...

    They are shop lights in a complete package, I always prefer to avoid Feit or Lights of America products just because of low quality.
  17. Thread: Bandsaws

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    The problem with putting a metal cutting blade on...

    The problem with putting a metal cutting blade on a wood cutting band saw is speed, you need slower speeds then then the saw is made for.
  18. Thread: Bandsaws

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    Have 1939-40 14" Delta (Rockwell bought them in...

    Have 1939-40 14" Delta (Rockwell bought them in 1945 & sold them in 1984) that needs to be restored, 1976 20" Rockwell variable speed that nobody knows what is the correct lubricant for the gear box,...
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    There is this firm, http://www.castatetests.com/ ...

    There is this firm, http://www.castatetests.com/ I'm sure there are others.
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    Challenger was a successor to Zinsco/Sylvania but...

    Challenger was a successor to Zinsco/Sylvania but they no longer used the infamous Zinsco breakers other then for a main breaker, after Westinghouse bought them they substituted Westinghouse built...
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    Kobalt is a Lowes brand, they used to be made by...

    Kobalt is a Lowes brand, they used to be made by Willaims, which is owned by Snap On, then Lowes sourced them from the ChiComs, now they are made in Taiwan, anything is better then ChiCom stuff.

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    "Or is this why Sylvania is no longer making...

    "Or is this why Sylvania is no longer making these units." Sylvania is no longer around either under their previous name, Zinsco, or their successor Challenger.
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    Looks like a Crouse-Hinds panel, since Siemens...

    Looks like a Crouse-Hinds panel, since Siemens bought them, I do not think much information is going to be available from them. Hated almost every one of those piece of ____ panels I ever came across.
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    Was the panel listed for twins? Most are not and...

    Was the panel listed for twins? Most are not and none of the older ones are, I was ticked when C-H started to make a twin for the C-H Classic panels.
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    Challenger went away after Eaton bought...

    Challenger went away after Eaton bought Westinghouse's electrical div. actually they sold it to T&B.
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