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Poor Outdoor Installations #117369 06/06/04 08:48 PM
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Hey, I thought you might appreciate the following photo. Remember, no matter what the maintenance electrician says....you need two pairs of channel locks to install compression couplings, and you should prob spring for something other than plastic anchors once you get above 1" .
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Looks like the same electrician worked on this one, same management company, less than 20 feet away to. The two installs caught my eye.

Chris C.
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Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117370 06/06/04 09:06 PM
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Chris,
Good pics!.
In the second pic, is that a Transformer enclosure?.
I just can't help but think that there has been an oil leak from the lower right side of it?.

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117371 06/06/04 09:16 PM
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Nice pics Chris,
I have to wonder if someone tried hanging something heavier than the banner on this [Linked Image] I agree with you on the anchoring.. metal wedge anchors would've held this alot better.. LOL at the 1¼ or 1½ 2 hole straps on the ½ inch sealtite on the 3rd and 4th pics..
Mike, that green door is for a trash compactor.. The green & white "WM" sticker is from a company called "Waste Management".. they dump some of the trash bins here in Huntington Beach also.. [Linked Image]

-Randy

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117372 06/06/04 09:44 PM
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That's ½" liquid-tight? That's a relief. It looked like AC or MC to me... [Linked Image]

-John

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117373 06/06/04 10:10 PM
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Guys,

That's MC Cable, in pic. 2 and 3.

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Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117374 06/07/04 02:28 AM
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With the oversized straps the statement "better than nothing" would be inappropriate. [Linked Image]

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117375 06/07/04 02:55 AM
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Randy,
The reason I asked was, that shade of Green here is used to identify PoCo 11kV transformers here.

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117376 06/07/04 03:05 AM
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I hear ya Mike... That's also pretty much standard here.. Occaisionally I'll come across a tan painted one (Usually in the desert, to blend in with the landscape probably) the green xfmrs are usually a faded version of this.

[mr.magoo] Wha? what you mean thats MC cable??? (scratching head) [/mr. magoo]

Seriously, how the devil could you guys tell that was MC???? I thought I had 20/20 vision! (so did my eye doctor!)

-Randy

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117377 06/07/04 03:56 AM
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Randy,

In all fairness, I have no idea if that's MC or not, because I still can't figure out how Bill excluded AC as an option. [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

-John

Re: Poor Outdoor Installations #117378 06/25/04 04:59 PM
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John,

Sorry, I didn't see your question.
I was just relaying what the person said in their email when the pics were sent in.

Bill


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