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#120584 - 04/25/05 04:52 PM Mounting Conduit on Fence
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Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3142
Loc: NY, USA
Every now and then, someone asks if it's OK to hang conduit from a fence. Here is a pic of such an installation.

IMC (intermediate) was used- 3/4 size, use 1" bender- and it was attached using Minerallacs. Fence top is about 6 ft. high. Area is used for parking RV's at a dealership.

- renosteinke

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#120585 - 04/25/05 08:42 PM Re: Mounting Conduit on Fence
Gregtaylor Offline

Registered: 03/02/05
Posts: 212
Loc: Boise, Idaho, USA
Y'know, back in my young, stupid days I did this once. Right at bumper height . At a car dealership. Yeah.

#120586 - 04/26/05 12:32 AM Re: Mounting Conduit on Fence
Alan Belson Offline

Registered: 03/23/05
Posts: 1801
Loc: Mayenne N. France
Has the driver of the car, pic 1, got a plank nailed to his head?
Wood work but can't!

#120587 - 04/26/05 07:16 AM Re: Mounting Conduit on Fence
renosteinke Offline
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Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
Loc: Blue Collar Country
LOL Alan! That's my work see the edge of an open tool bin.

#120588 - 04/27/05 02:19 PM Re: Mounting Conduit on Fence
DougW Offline

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1083
Loc: North Chicago, IL
I did a job for a buddy 2 years ago in Chicago where the previous owner of the 2 (3rd added) unit apartment had run power to the garage via 40' of EMT strapped to 'el cheapo' wood panel fencing.

1st good windstorm dropped a panel - and 3 lengths of EMT. He must've scrounged the wires from somewhere, or had a buddy/brother-in-law/cousing who "knew 'lectric stuff". Turns out the whole place is wired in the "rainbow" conductor ID scheme.

Replaced it with a run of rigid 24" underneath the flower beds next to the driveway.

Told him he should upgrade - he's got my number, and polans to re-do everyhting this year.


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