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#107744 07/23/04 11:27 PM
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Here are some pics I snapped when replacing a main breaker for a linesman who works for a local Poco subcontractor! [Linked Image] (In his defense, he says he just recently moved in with his fiancee, who has lived here for 6 years [Linked Image] )


-Randy


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#107745 07/24/04 10:25 AM
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In pic #1 are those #12 or #10 on that 50A C/B?

#107746 07/25/04 04:35 PM
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Norcal,
#8Stranded & #10 Solid.... This breaker has duties to the A/C Condensor & the dryer! [Linked Image]
The 4th pic down is what scares me the worst! Open box full of lint! [Linked Image] I guess if there is anything on the bright side,... This garage is detached from the house! [Linked Image]

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#107747 07/26/04 12:07 PM
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Linemen are not electricians and vice versa. [Linked Image]


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#107748 07/27/04 10:28 PM
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Linemen are not electricians and vice versa

You can't tell me the average person could look at this stuff & think "Yeah, that looks right.. " [Linked Image] He admitted these things needed attention, I just found it kinda ironic ..

-Randy

#107749 07/30/04 05:13 PM
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Randy,
In that third pic, has that wall been spray-painted?.
Now,if there was a wire going into that piece of pressure pipe, to the right, that would make me laugh.
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Linemen are not electricians and vice versa.
Hey Charlie, some of us are!. [Linked Image]

#107750 08/01/04 04:53 PM
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Trumpy, I am assuming that you know that I made a general statement. Guys that work as engineers are not electricians but I had my own electrical contracting business for a few years (got my license through the Block exam). Shucks, I even had a set of hooks and did a little secondary work but I assure you that I was never a lineman. LOL [Linked Image]


Charlie Eldridge, Indianapolis Utility Power Guy
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That wall looks like somebody went hogwild w/ an airless paint sprayer.

#107752 08/03/04 12:45 AM
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I'd go with Norcal's observation.... THe wall looked Wagner'd when I was there....

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This is off the subject,but has anybody noticed that Wagner has that annoying sound their sprayers produce muted in the TV adverts,it should be run in a cemetery, it most likly would raise the dead. [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]


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