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#105507 - 02/23/05 05:39 AM Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
Joe Tedesco Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
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#105508 - 02/23/05 07:05 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
renosteinke Offline
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Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
Loc: Blue Collar Country
Now there was a bird (or mouse) that knew how to protect the nest from snakes---and it looks like a rattlesnake at that!

How big was the opening?

#105509 - 02/26/05 05:33 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
lil suzi Offline

Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Midwest
Yikes! I wonder what happened to the 'residents' of that nest?
"Live the dream, you only get one chance."

#105510 - 02/27/05 07:28 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
NJwirenut Offline

Registered: 09/15/01
Posts: 816
Loc: Bergen County, NJ
Is that snake listed and approved for that location?

#105511 - 02/28/05 09:25 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
low volt ham Offline
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Registered: 12/21/04
Posts: 5
Loc: Bloomington,MN,USA
I've heard of fishing cables-but snaking cables?

#105512 - 03/16/05 04:52 PM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
mustangelectric Offline

Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 496
Loc: Bentonville, AR
That is a copper head!..Get it?

No really..they are all over the south.

Nothin like fried snake!


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#105513 - 05/08/05 06:46 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
X-Em2-usn Offline
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Registered: 05/07/05
Posts: 2
Loc: Medford New york usa
I bet his heart skipped a beat seeing that,

#105514 - 05/08/05 07:15 AM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
chipmunk Offline

Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 142
Loc: Southampton, UK
I see the load side lugs are empty, but before this was discovered was there a meter in place? If so, it might be the heat from the potential coil that attracted the snake, but looks like it got more heat than it bargained for
(edited because I can't type)

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#105515 - 05/08/05 01:40 PM Re: Utility Guy Finds a Surprise!
Larry Fine Offline

Registered: 02/18/05
Posts: 684
Loc: Richmond, VA
I want to know the insulation type. I bet it's suitable for wet locations.
Larry Fine
Fine Electric Co.


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