Neutrals in a Fuse Panel

Hi Everyone, Happy Thursday!!
Still trying to get more comfortable with the panel inspections but I came across this and just wanted to make sure I wasn’t missing anything and just looking for feedback.
2 Photos attached of a 100 amp Fuse panel. Home is built in early 80’s.
Other than the 2 blue bushings sitting on the bottom and the missing handle to one of the cartridge fuses, the main thing I notice is the double (and triple) taps on the Neutral bars.
Did I miss anything else?

Thanks for your help.

Its called multi lugging …On a breaker it would be a tap.

You will get multiple answers, most of which will say that is not allowed. Having said that, I saw multi lugging in almost every panel I ever inspected over 10 years and more than 3K inspections. I have questioned several Master Electricians and they all said: no more than three / lug and all of the same gauge was allowed. I am in Ontario and the electricians were licensed in Ontario. Things may be different in your location.
Hope this helps


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Thanks Roy

Thanks Doug. I’m in Ontario as well so I appreciate the info. I’ll go with that but will note it anyways.

Best Regards,

It is only a tap if it is a smaller AWG than the breaker.

IE you tap a 20 AMP breaker with a 14 awg copper wire.


Let me see if I can put you stupid ass on ignore…

And miss out on all the fun?

Yep! You are gone.

Nice. It only let me ignore him for four months but that is better than nothing.

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Me to ! But it will be nice for a while not listening to his narcissistic crap.

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Different in the USA. No more than One grounded (neutral) conductor per lug.
No more than 3 grounding conductors.

The lug is not rated for more than two conductors.

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Wafi troll

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Is this considered off topic?

Everything you write is off topic WAFI

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You are going to make me get in the gutter with you, aren’t you?

" I am One of the most thorough Certified Home Inspectors in all of New Mexico!"

I’m glad I don’t see him for a while.


How do you know this are you familiar with these panels?

Yep, easily.