Originally Posted By: James D Mosier
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When enclosures are vertically mounted on/in a wall the breakers generally operate horizontaly.
When enclosures are horizontally mounted on/in a wall the breakers generally operate vertically. "ON" must be up and clearly indicated.
Now we have a panel laying on its back. Horizontal? Yes.
Allowed? Only if vertically can be shown to be impracticable. Good luck showing that. Doesn't this house have walls?
What if the lady of the house keeps live plants up on that shelf, uses some kind of hand pump to water them, and over-does it? What if the family cat goes up there and decides to do it's business?