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Close Primary Wire #162017 04/11/07 08:11 PM
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7 Kv primary line. If it isn’t actually touching, it’s within 3” to 6”. They can’t finish framing the garage until this is moved.


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Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: Admin] #162020 04/11/07 09:43 PM
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How did they get that (what looks like a) 2X4 there? eekconfused

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Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: Theelectrikid] #162041 04/12/07 10:51 AM
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The piece sticking out looks like a board (1 by) rather than dimensional lumber (2 by). It's fairly common practice to stick an oversize piece up and then trim to fit. I must presume that common practice was succeeded by common sense, in that nobody is eager to get next to that line to trim the end. eek

Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: Retired_Helper] #162053 04/12/07 01:14 PM
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BElder Offline
It's a 2"X6"

Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: BElder] #162054 04/12/07 01:27 PM
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jdevlin Offline
What is the second line in the firt picture that is not present in the other pictures?

Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: jdevlin] #162068 04/12/07 04:59 PM
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JohnJ0906 Offline
The other wire is 4' or so below the primary. Nuetral? Ground? (I'm not very familiar with line work)

Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: BElder] #162072 04/12/07 06:28 PM
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sick BElder: Thanks for the correction. I should have noticed that the small dimension of the outflung was the same as the upright frame members, thus 2 by. Well, that was going to be my next guess.

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Re: Close Primary Wire [Re: Admin] #162121 04/13/07 10:26 AM
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