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#76046 - 11/22/00 05:41 PM Where did term "Greenfield" come from?  
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Where did the term "Greenfield" come from?



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#76047 - 11/30/00 12:34 PM Re: Where did term "Greenfield" come from?  
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For some reason I remember the explanation that "Greenfield" was a brand name of flexible conduit... As with "Kleins" (Lineman's Pliers) "Wire Nuts" (wire connectors) "Buchanons" (grounding crimps) "Penetrox" (Anti-Oxidant) "Kleenex" (tissue paper) "Vaseline" (petroleum jelly) etc.... You get the picture. Does anyone know any more particulars of the name?


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#76048 - 12/03/00 06:39 PM Re: Where did term "Greenfield" come from?  
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Joe,

I am aware of a man named Harry Greenfield who was a patenter of AC cable I believe. I have an Inquiry into AFC and will post their response if any. ... Unless you know and are testing us??



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