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Underground Wiring? #111454
12/04/06 03:44 PM
12/04/06 03:44 PM
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While walking around the neighborhoods distributing smoke and carbon monoxide detector reminder flyers on duty for the FD, I happened to look down and see this little gem.

And no, this isn't "in the hood" (the luxurious east side) - this is out by our golf course, home to many nice and expensive houses.

I assume it feeds the yard light, but I may be mistaken.

- DougW
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Re: Underground Wiring? #111455
12/04/06 03:51 PM
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The lack of a "bubble" is the least of their problems.....

Re: Underground Wiring? #111456
12/04/06 04:55 PM
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That royally blows. That is a carol Froghide cord, kinda nice IMO. Those cords last a long time, when not set in asphalt [Linked Image]

However, that is totally wrong for this application. tear it out, fix it, shoot whoever did this.

Re: Underground Wiring? #111457
12/04/06 09:15 PM
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That GFI appears to be tripped... Hmm I wonder why? [Linked Image] I'm imagining that cord being cut flush with the asphalt once the snow blowers get pulled out...

Re: Underground Wiring? #111458
12/05/06 03:02 PM
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Mid-winter fireworks show anyone?

I'll bring the beer.

Re: Underground Wiring? #111459
12/06/06 07:47 PM
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The cord's not even the worst of it: That damp-location cover is installed side-ways! [Linked Image]

-John


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