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#111454 - 12/04/06 12:44 PM Underground Wiring?
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While walking around the neighborhoods distributing smoke and carbon monoxide detector reminder flyers on duty for the FD, I happened to look down and see this little gem.

And no, this isn't "in the hood" (the luxurious east side) - this is out by our golf course, home to many nice and expensive houses.

I assume it feeds the yard light, but I may be mistaken.

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#111455 - 12/04/06 12:51 PM Re: Underground Wiring?
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The lack of a "bubble" is the least of their problems.....

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#111456 - 12/04/06 01:55 PM Re: Underground Wiring?
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That royally blows. That is a carol Froghide cord, kinda nice IMO. Those cords last a long time, when not set in asphalt

However, that is totally wrong for this application. tear it out, fix it, shoot whoever did this.

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#111457 - 12/04/06 06:15 PM Re: Underground Wiring?
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That GFI appears to be tripped... Hmm I wonder why? I'm imagining that cord being cut flush with the asphalt once the snow blowers get pulled out...

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#111458 - 12/05/06 12:02 PM Re: Underground Wiring?
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Mid-winter fireworks show anyone?

I'll bring the beer.

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#111459 - 12/06/06 04:47 PM Re: Underground Wiring?
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The cord's not even the worst of it: That damp-location cover is installed side-ways!

-John

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