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Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105620
05/07/05 08:33 AM
05/07/05 08:33 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Boston, Massachusetts USA
A common condition under the streets many major cities, because of the salt and rain passing through the earth!

Most of these problems are left unnoticed by the supplier of the product.

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Re: Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105621
05/07/05 02:17 PM
05/07/05 02:17 PM
mxslick  Offline
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Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 803
Atomic City, ID USA
Wow!! I wonder how much longer before that whole mess fails with a bright flash and loud bang? Looks like the conductors' insulation is in bad shape as well.

Nice hack job on the MC in the upper left too.
"Fitting? We don't need no stinkin fitting!!" [Linked Image]

edit: Whoops, looks like there IS a fitting there! Maybe it broke free or was just passed thru an oversize KO?!?

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Stupid should be painful.
Re: Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105622
05/07/05 04:12 PM
05/07/05 04:12 PM
Alan Belson  Offline
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Mayenne N. France
And it's a bit late for that can of rust-oil.


Wood work but can't!
Re: Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105623
05/08/05 01:04 PM
05/08/05 01:04 PM
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rabeeiaa  Offline
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abqaiq, saudi arabia
Let’s hope that it is not on service.

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Re: Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105624
05/08/05 07:50 PM
05/08/05 07:50 PM
Theelectrikid  Offline
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Levittown, PA
Oh my...


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Re: Serious problems under the streets because of salt! #105625
05/08/05 07:56 PM
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gideonr  Offline
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Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
If it weren't propped up on those poles, it'd fallen on the floor a long time ago.


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