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#170962 - 11/15/07 05:25 PM Where Was This Photo Taken?
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This photo was gleaned from a "Careers - Becoming an Electrician" website.

Can anybody guess where it was taken? (I don't know, myself)

The metering seems........different, as well as the wiring methods \:D

Gee, I hope that this isn't as good as it gets in someone's lifelong career \:o



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#170964 - 11/15/07 05:48 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure]
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I don't care where it is as long as I never go there and see/pass by it.

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#170966 - 11/15/07 05:58 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: Theelectrikid]
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Wild guess? Argentina. Where else will you find an "English" meter and an "American" panel?

Likewise, the brickwork suggests mots of rain, but little freezing weather.

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#170969 - 11/15/07 08:56 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: renosteinke]
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I'm still attempting to understand how that metering is working??? (UK emon dmon's?) I'm guessing it's metering a specific circuit from the sad looking QO panel...

aside from the meters, this could be in some alley in East Bakersfield... :rolleyes:

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#170972 - 11/15/07 09:43 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure]
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May I guess here? I think the photo was taken in Thailand.

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#170975 - 11/16/07 05:14 AM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure]
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 Originally Posted By: electure
This photo was gleaned from a "Careers - Becoming an Electrician" website.

Hmm, that looks like false advertising. \:\(
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#170989 - 11/16/07 01:45 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: Trumpy]
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I suspect the metering isn't working! Not as the kwh meters they look like anyway. Not enough wires....

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#170997 - 11/16/07 03:21 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: adamh]
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I think it was taken at the display in the local Big Box store.

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#171001 - 11/16/07 04:20 PM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: kale]
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South of the border...down Mexico way....or somewhere in Central America.

Looks like some scarry pic Joe T had posted at a flea market set-up
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#171080 - 11/19/07 07:24 AM Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: HotLine1]
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The wires in the picture could easily be line side with the load side disappearing right through the wall.

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