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    Meter box with bypass switch photo needed.

    Can anyone provide me with a photo of a meter box with bypass switch wiring. I need to see the inside without the electric company meter attached.
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    Milbank 125 Amp Meter Box.

    I need a photo or drawing showing me how the ground wire is suppose to be connected. The bypass switch lever is different from traditional meter boxes. I think that I have it wired right but I need to verify.
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    Thanks for the link but I had found that also & it didn't answer any of my questions.
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    This is the old box. The new boxes have a lever like handle like a slot machine. Its Illinois law. The lever is located on the inside the meter box.
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    Same idea, (bypass the meter).



    BTW, this is not only unsafe, it's illegal.
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    In Illinois we have to have the box with the bypass switch. I don't know what you mean by illegal?
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    Legal wiring would be without the two red wires.

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    I'm not gonna use the red wire. Could you tell me about the red wires? I have the 3 wires coming from service entrance & the 3 from inside the house. My problem is the ground bushing. Do I connect to the ground bushing & stop or connect it from the ground bushing to somewhere else. I will take photo tomorrow.
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    ???

    Do I stop at the ground bushing?
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    Last question do the service entrance ground wire & the ground wire from inside connect always in the middle of the meter box?
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    This is the meter box that i have. Milbank U2272-RL-5T9-EL 125A Meter 5th Jaw W/ Bypass
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