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#119270 - 12/13/04 06:20 PM Ruined My Day ...
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Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3142
Loc: NY, USA
When blowing a line thru this pipe for the local utility we couldn't get the line thru. figured we had a broken pipe so we used some fish tapes to mark out approx were we thought the break was. lo and behold right were Mr. fence man set his post for the gate. We even provided as builts and he still hit it..Nice little change order though.


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#119271 - 12/14/04 05:55 AM Re: Ruined My Day ...
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Good technique Kelley!.
Was there a marker tape buried with the conduit?.
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#119272 - 12/14/04 06:24 AM Re: Ruined My Day ...
nesparky Offline

Registered: 06/21/01
Posts: 650
Loc: omaha,ne
Hope you charged them (the fence clowns) thru the nose. Have had this happen more than once also.

#119273 - 12/14/04 10:25 AM Re: Ruined My Day ...
electricman2 Offline

Registered: 11/09/03
Posts: 234
Loc: Thomasville, NC USA
Is that the end of the marker tape near the top of pic2?
edited for spelling

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#119274 - 12/14/04 03:02 PM Re: Ruined My Day ...
Kelley Offline

Registered: 07/18/04
Posts: 28
Loc: Masachusetts
We sure did charge them and so did the excavator!!
That is the marker tape you see.

this is near the end of a run of approx 1000' of parralell 4" with 1 run each of telephone and fire alarm both 4"
we have yet to pull in.. should be fun!


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