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#113262 - 04/05/02 07:32 PM Busted LB
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Registered: 10/07/00
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Loc: NY, USA

2 feet of green duct tape--$.03
2 12" cable ties--$.05
Getting away before the AHJ sees this abortion--PRICELESS!

You really can't see it from the photo, but the LB is completely busted in two, breaking the ground path. This is on a 200A 3 phase service entrance to a municipal parking garage. Has been like this for at least a year....

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#113263 - 04/06/02 05:05 AM Re: Busted LB
maintenanceguy Offline

Registered: 12/02/01
Posts: 303
Loc: Southern NJ, USA
I don't see the problem. They used green tape to mark the ground path.

#113264 - 04/06/02 05:44 AM Re: Busted LB
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4229
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
The Silver ductape contains some metal.
Perhaps the proper way would be to use silver ductape, and then cover it with the green to mark the grdg path?

#113265 - 04/06/02 06:47 AM Re: Busted LB
maintenanceguy Offline

Registered: 12/02/01
Posts: 303
Loc: Southern NJ, USA

Now that's some thinking. You can work on my crew anyday.

#113266 - 04/07/02 08:54 AM Re: Busted LB
circuit man Offline

Registered: 11/05/01
Posts: 287
Loc: saluda,s.c.
they could used a alligator clip with a jumper wire!

#113267 - 04/08/02 12:30 PM Re: Busted LB
spdkills Offline
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Registered: 04/08/02
Posts: 1
Loc: Seattle,WA USA
Now lookie here (pbbt..) how these newfangled
kiddies can dollywang up a perfectly simple repair job, in my day when we wuz gonna fix it we did it rite. See what yaz spose to is chew yourself a bunch a bubble gum and while your chewin ya getz yore bailing wire and start wrappin now aboutz timz that gum gets nice and soft you can stop wrappin you takes the gum and voyeyela(voila) youz gots a real sound mickey type mouse repair. Nuttin beddar than bailing wire & chewing gum (bubble gum if ya need insulatein) The things they teaches youngins these days.......


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