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#114408 - 02/26/03 09:58 PM Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Looks like this box may not be suitable for use in a place where pigeons are likely to hang out. With all that corrosive pigeons**t....

This is located on a toll booth on the Garden State Parkway. Seems the people who installed the EZ pass automatic toll collection equipment disconnected the electric pigeon chaser system. Star Ledger pix.

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#114409 - 02/27/03 02:00 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Maybe consider changing the NEMA type 1 enclosure to NEMA 4XX?




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#114410 - 02/27/03 03:42 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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I'd love to see the UL lab set-up, using "standard" pigeons to roost in the prescribed manner......
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#114411 - 02/27/03 04:44 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Definitely an example of the need for PPE...
(Good thing that cows can't fly!)
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#114412 - 02/27/03 05:02 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Seriously, this stuff works fairly well on photovoltaic panels.. http://www.bird-x.com/products/stainless.html
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#114413 - 02/27/03 05:18 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Just wait — Someday a creative electrical inspector may want to invoke 99NEC547
(b) Corrosive Atmosphere. Agricultural buildings where a corrosive atmosphere exists. Such buildings include areas:
(1) Where poultry and animal excrement may cause corrosive vapors
(2) Where corrosive particles may combine with water… ;-)
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#114414 - 03/03/03 11:43 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Bjarney,
Those stainless spikes would also stop alot of burgularies when mounted on a window sill as shown on their website.


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#114415 - 03/04/03 08:33 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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Tx — You're right, and we need to plan ahead for excessive bird loitering on window sills.
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#114416 - 03/07/03 05:31 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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How does the "Pigeon Deterrent System" work?
We had an oxy-propane "cannon" here at some of the landfills to get rid of the seagulls and crows. They shot off every 90 seconds or so, and worked for about 2 days, 'til the birds got used to it.
about $90,000, of taxpayer money...S
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#114417 - 03/07/03 06:31 PM Re: Code for Pigeon Locations?
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TXs — Wow. That picture looks like a good shot of the flying-cow-on-prunes/nuclear-grade material.
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