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Wonder how some of these places are wired #178193 05/25/08 06:20 PM
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Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: JuddsAirco] #178248 05/26/08 09:32 PM
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could this be a clue??? eek eek cry

10KV tree

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or ceiling outlet

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Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: Lostazhell] #178266 05/27/08 05:47 AM
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Now you know why such butch jobs are called "Russian engineering" in Austria wink

Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: Texas_Ranger] #178276 05/27/08 09:35 AM
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The HV tree really takes the prize for ingenuity. The best we have around here is a pole which is trying to pretend it's really still a tree: wink

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Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: pauluk] #178304 05/27/08 08:22 PM
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I'm guessing that the 10 kV tree is a temporary thing where they had a broken pole in an inaccessible location, like a swamp. I heard of similar stuff happening during Katrina. Doesn't look like the wire is in any sort of shoe either, it's just tied off to the insulator somehow.

I don't think just one of those bells is rated for 10 kV either, probably needs a string of three, or at least two. Maybe they were just trying to get the wire up out of the road.

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Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: judsin] #178307 05/27/08 08:35 PM
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Too late to edit.

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I'm lovin' these guys. They're looking at the cameraman like "What?"

Also, how in the world do you bend a crane (well part of it anyway) over backwards? I'll be thinking about that for awhile. I guess the cable snagged in one of those rollers?

Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: judsin] #178312 05/27/08 09:51 PM
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How did they even climb up there without toppling everything over?

Re: Wonder how some of these places are wired [Re: noderaser] #178317 05/28/08 03:59 AM
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Originally Posted by noderaser
How did they even climb up there without toppling everything over?

Probably over the balcony railing... but don't know how they put it up.


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