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    Perhaps... I'm still a bit unclear.... but ...

    Perhaps... I'm still a bit unclear.... but

    op:"the 200 amp meter main with feed thru lugs in mounted on the outside of the mobile home..."
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    I don't see a problem either way you look at it....

    I don't see a problem either way you look at it. If its considered one structure you can have as many feeders as you want from your service panel. If its considered separate structures you have one...
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    From an inspectors standpoint this is the reason...

    From an inspectors standpoint this is the reason God invented engineers :)
    My first question would be "where are your stamped drawings ? "
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    I'm having a bit of a time visualizing. If the...

    I'm having a bit of a time visualizing.
    If the garage is detached then you have one feeder to the garage and that panel would need a grounding electrode. IMO, using the existing one one be optional....
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    it also shows how little most of us know about...

    it also shows how little most of us know about AIC ratings :D
  6. To answer the 1st two: With #6 & #10 your j...

    To answer the 1st two:
    With #6 & #10 your j (pull) boxes would be sized for cubic inches per 314.16.
    There is no minimum height for a switch in this situation.

    I assume you have taken derating...
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    Sounds like it was compliant. The road at the...

    Sounds like it was compliant. The road at the meter serves as the grounding electrode and the "6 disconnect" rule is o.k. as service.
    I would have no problem with the new install mainly because it...
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    Unlike wireman74, I don't see where can be much...

    Unlike wireman74, I don't see where can be much difference of opinion on Rob's "chart". That pretty well sums it up.
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    I see some interesting points for discussion with...

    I see some interesting points for discussion with the install but bottom line, if your EI is happy most those points are mute.
    Although I've seen it done, I don't see where 230.82 allows the NF...
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    Not unless required by the manufacturer.

    Not unless required by the manufacturer.
  11. Is it supplied with a factory cord & plug ?

    Is it supplied with a factory cord & plug ?
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    You have the correct reference. A meter is one of...

    You have the correct reference. A meter is one of the items listed in 230.82 that are allowed to be connected ahead of your service disconnecting means.
    That allowance is permitted regardless of who...
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    anybody ever have an inspector...

    anybody ever have an inspector question/calculate/enforce that ????
  14. Per NEC 430.102(B) you need the disconnecting...

    Per NEC 430.102(B) you need the disconnecting means and per 430.109 (C) your switch is most likely suitable but you should take a look at that section to see if it meets the rating criteria .

    As...
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    Yes. POCO has not determined the size of their...

    Yes. POCO has not determined the size of their transformer(s), but they will supply UG to each service point.
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    I may misread, but 230.2(C) seems to indicate...

    I may misread, but 230.2(C) seems to indicate when my 1st service is 2000 amps and my requirement is greater then I can have additional services.
    230.71 allows me to group the disconnects for each...
  17. Thread: # of Services

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    # of Services

    Ref 230.2(C)(1)
    Facility has (1) 2000 amp 480/277 MDP Service.
    Proposal is to add (4) 600 amp Service rated fusible disconnect at (4) separate locations where 400 HP motors will be situated. ...
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    I agree. Keep in mind, however, the devil is in...

    I agree.
    Keep in mind, however, the devil is in the details. The conductors, 350S and 3/0s would have to comply with 230.70 so the location of the panels in relation to where the conductors enter...
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    Taking into account the OP's profile, adequate...

    Taking into account the OP's profile, adequate information has been provided to answer his question.
    I am closing this thread.
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    Agree with Bob. This is covered by Part II and...

    Agree with Bob. This is covered by Part II and Part V of Section 430
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    There are some variables to consider, but the...

    There are some variables to consider, but the basics would be 400 amp X 240 or 96 kva.
    In many cases a 75 kva would work as you are allowed 125% on the secondary current but a lot depends on the...
  22. 250.24(A)(1) The grounding electrode ...

    250.24(A)(1)

    The grounding electrode conductor connection shall be made at any accessible point from the load end

    of the overhead service conductors, service drop, underground...
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    Thanks. I passed the info along.

    Thanks. I passed the info along.
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    :thumbsup:
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    :thumbsup: (you are one of those folks who...

    :thumbsup:

    (you are one of those folks who thinks instructions should be read, I bet :))
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