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How to Upgrade an Old Fuse Panel

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Upgrading an Old Fuse Panel should be more than just replacing the electrical box, here’s what I suggest…

Electrical Repairs for an Old Fuse Panel

Electrical Question: Hello there, I’m sure your site has saved lots of lives so keep up the good work.

I am completely renovating my passed Grandfathers work shed, and its 40 yrs worth of mess. My question is if I wanted to replace the old 30amp box with obsolete fuses with a 100amp box, would it be OK?

I only have 2 wires running into the panel. Do some have 3? Its been a very long time since High School Shop. Out of the loop is a bare severed copper wire. Does this need to go in to the panel?

Nothing is grounded here and I just don’t want to kill someone.
Thank you for any advice.

This home electrical repairs question came from: Daniel, from Rural, Nebraska

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical repairs question Daniel

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Upgrading an Old Fuse Panel should be more than just replacing the electrical box, here’s what I suggest

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