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#113840 - 10/10/02 09:02 PM Ballfield Violations #2
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Heres a few pics that I took today. The 2 lightpoles are from my daughters daycare parking lot. The rest are from our area ball parks. Funny thing about the ballpark is that while I was there, I noticed smoke rising from the distance. Upon further investigation I found that one of the maintenace buildings had burned down and there was a small pile of rubble still smoldering. From the looks of the wiring around there I would suspect electrical.


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#113841 - 10/10/02 10:26 PM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
txsparky Offline
Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 552
Loc: Magnolia,.Texas U.S.A.
Pic 1--Feed to scorekeeper rec.
pic.2,3,4,5 Service riser and overhead ltg.(no,it's not South America)
pic6 this 2 gang bell box and sealtite have been broken for about 2 yrs now
pic.7-a new pole was added in this parking lot a year or so ago and this is how the (oops I almost said electrician) idiot picked up a feed for it.Conduit enters thru handhole cover and then about 2 or 3 tubes of silicone seals it up.That wire coming out of the cover also,goes to a ground rod that was added by the pole.
#113842 - 10/11/02 03:25 AM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
sparky Offline
Registered: 10/18/00
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quite the mess Txsparky
, one would think some would comment on purely this alone.....
#113843 - 10/11/02 07:30 AM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
mamills Offline
Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 745
Loc: Wharton, Texas, USA
Considering how damp it appears in these pix, I hope you were using a long telephoto lens when you snapped these!

I'd hate to think about one of these circuits burning down and falling into a swarm of little ballplayers or their parents.

Mike (mamills)
#113844 - 10/11/02 08:40 AM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
Bjarney Offline
Registered: 04/10/02
Posts: 2527
Loc: West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
Death-trap electrical in the parking lot maybe, but at least little Kayluh and Porter look cool getting out of their mom's $42,000 puddle jumper.
#113845 - 10/11/02 09:07 AM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
txsparky Offline
Registered: 05/25/01
Posts: 552
Loc: Magnolia,.Texas U.S.A.
With a tuition of around a $1000 month per child you'd think they could afford a real electrician.
#113846 - 10/17/02 05:09 PM Re: Ballfield Violations #2
John Steinke Offline
Registered: 04/03/01
Posts: 518
Loc: Reno,Nv., USA
Burning the place down might be the most efficient way to begin the rennovation.

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