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An average day

Discussion in 'Contractor Talk' started by ICE, Oct 13, 2011.

  1. ICE

    ICE Sawhorse

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    A permit and a few inspections would have been a good idea. All of that re-bar standing up is one way to ruin your day.

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  2. ICE

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    Nope, it's a mounting screw. I pretty much condemned it all.

    Solar companies will attempt to energize darn near anything and then play dumb when I say no.

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    Thanks for that Tiger, you're a good man. I see this as a license board problem, they never should have allowed solar contractors to do electrical work, I saw a neighbor recently putting larger breakers into his panel, I asked why? He said that ever since the solar panels went on the mains kept blowing so he needed larger breakers, I guess that makes sense, there is a street between us so It shouldn't affect me, other than a lot of soot on my house and yard.
     
  5. ICE

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    Increasing the amperage rating of the mains may be a violation. Did the neighbor increase the load? Was it done by a real electrician? We require a permit for that.....and for good reason.
     
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    I don't think he even knows, a subcontractor of Solar City did it, the fuses started going so he was installing bigger breakers himself.
     
  7. ICE

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    The average home owner isn’t capable of changing main breakers. Apparently your neighbor knows a thing or two about electrical work. Here’s hoping he doesn’t burn down the house.
     
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    I think a roofing nail is listed for 2 #12 conductors......
     
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    Are some of those walls in #2661 running at a diagonal, or are they just way out of level?
     
  10. ICE

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    I too wondered about that. Walls 6, 7 and 8 are different than the first five. I took the picture from my ride and didn’t get a side view. I tried to return and drop a violation notice but it’s a gated community and now my code has ceased to function. Oh well, there are other jobs going on in the neighborhood and I’ll get in soon or later. By the look of it, too late may have come and gone.
     
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    I thought the same thing when I 1st looked at it but looking at it again it looks like the same amount of the block in the layer above shows for each layer. Maybe it's because of shadows or dampness in the blocks?
     

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