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Old 05-10-12, 09:13 PM   #1
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Default Hank Investigates: Circuit Breaker Hazards

WHDH-TV 7NEWS Boston Special Reports - Hank Investigates - Circuit Breaker Hazards

"Federal Pacific Electric Stab-lok."

None of these in my house...

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Old 05-10-12, 09:33 PM   #2
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Thanks, I have square D for both the main and the sub panel in my house but I have looked a a few places with stabloc in them.
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Old 05-10-12, 11:46 PM   #3
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First link that comes up when you search for Stab-lock is about a class action lawsuit, I found about this when my neighbor wanted to added a few breakers to their box... non of them had failed but the idea of a company faking their tests to get their breakers on the market is scary.
Needless to say, they shelled out and had the whole panel replaced.

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