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#125489 - 11/12/04 04:03 AM How Low Can You Go!
Joe Tedesco Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
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#125490 - 11/12/04 09:42 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
mxslick Offline

Registered: 10/24/04
Posts: 785
Loc: Atomic City, ID USA
One word:


Residential or commercial? (looks like some sort of barn / stable?

[This message has been edited by mxslick (edited 11-13-2004).]
Stupid should be painful.

#125491 - 11/13/04 09:21 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
DougW Offline

Registered: 06/08/03
Posts: 1083
Loc: North Chicago, IL
At least there's a drip loop?!

#125492 - 11/14/04 02:54 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
Dave55 Offline

Registered: 05/08/04
Posts: 666
Loc: Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
A world-record drip loop!


#125493 - 11/15/04 04:05 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
Charles Offline

Registered: 10/09/03
Posts: 60
Loc: North America
Unfortunately, the service coming into my house swings a bit lower than that...

The house is about 250 feet back from the road and the service wires start high up on the pole and coming down, down and down...

I was in Germany when my family moved in and my mother tells me that the actual power lines themselves had to be lifted to let the moving vans in.

#125494 - 12/23/04 08:12 AM Re: How Low Can You Go!
BElder Offline

Registered: 11/03/04
Posts: 52
Loc: Paradise, CA. U.S.A.
Not to mension Resting on a Metal Gutter Attached to Metal Down Spout Secured to Chain Link Fence!!!
now thats a YIKES if I've ever seen one

[This message has been edited by BElder (edited 12-23-2004).]

#125495 - 12/23/04 01:49 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
BigJohn Offline

Registered: 03/06/04
Posts: 352
Loc: Boston, MA
I can actually beat that: The service to my apartment building is anchored right next to my balcony door. I'm 6'3 and there's probably about three inches of clearance between the top of my head and the bottom of the drip loop when I'm standing on that balcony.


#125496 - 01/08/05 09:30 PM Re: How Low Can You Go!
lil suzi Offline

Registered: 08/13/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Midwest
Bet you dont need to be 'on your toes' every time you step outside now, eh?
"Live the dream, you only get one chance."

#125497 - 01/09/05 07:18 AM Re: How Low Can You Go!
Electricmanscott Offline

Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Holden, MA USA
Actually the picture is a bit misleading. That kid is eight feet tall.


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