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#153280 - 09/11/06 06:44 PM Motel Electrical Room
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Here are some pictures taken in the basement of an old building that is being used as an electrical room for a motel. enjoy

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#153281 - 09/11/06 11:00 PM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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oh my word....

Thats crazy. I assume that big disco kills them all? otherwise, theres more than six throws of the hand here. (among many other problems)
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#153282 - 09/12/06 03:24 AM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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Was this building originally individual, private apartments?
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#153283 - 09/12/06 07:47 AM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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I assume that big disco kills them all?
Yes it sure does

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Was this building originally individual
Yes it was an old house

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#153284 - 09/12/06 11:25 AM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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oh BTW those meter bases without meters are HOT and had no covers.
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#153285 - 09/12/06 12:02 PM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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Wizzie,
Thanks for the pics, mate.
Interesting stuff.
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#153286 - 09/12/06 06:29 PM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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OK, I'll bite. What is the box of dirt?

CATV? Parking lot lights or signs? Service to the pool?

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#153287 - 09/13/06 07:47 AM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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I think the box is full of dirt because of ants, but I'm not sure. The wire inside was 4 AWG and I have no idea where they go.
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#153288 - 09/13/06 10:53 AM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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Those meters look old too, only four numbers instead of the usual five on the dial.
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#153289 - 09/13/06 12:30 PM Re: Motel Electrical Room
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In pic no. 5, that Square D panel is kinda unusual. It looks a lot like those Canadian Panels that have the main breaker in an isolated compartment. The wiring to the receptacle and the time switch looks small, like extension cord wire.

Wizzie: Is there some kind of contact burning going on in the switch jaws of that big disco (or maybe it's the lighting) ?

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