What can you say

Was the electrician having a bad day?
I don’t think I have ever seen a recent panel this ugly!

Sadly it can be super ugly and still be code compliant. :roll:

or at least get a wink & a nod pass from the ahj if there is 1

Its a sad state of affairs in the trades when work like that is produced.

As an electrical inspector I would say here’s your green stick it’s code complaint. As an electrical contractor I would say that it was hack job by someone who is probably a slob because they take zero pride in their work.

Its messy but I never write up messy, if I did I’d be writing a novel about some homes.