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Temporary Construction Power #181957 11/12/08 12:05 AM
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electure Offline OP
Temporary Construction Power

Would you use this? crazy It's secured to the pole with ductape.
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Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #181963 11/12/08 09:19 PM
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Lets see.. it needs covers, and the flying pigtails need to either be terminated, capped, or removed.

Is the box itself secured with duct tape, or was that left over from the missing cover?

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: techie] #181981 11/13/08 09:42 PM
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Where is this from?

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: HotLine1] #181986 11/14/08 12:29 PM
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electure Offline OP
The picture was taken at a (big) new auto dealership in the City of Industry, CA; the job lasted about a year. There were 20 or so of these temps placed around the project; the other ones were in good shape.

The only other strap was at the top of the riser. The screws supporting the temp were missing from the panel, and the strap was missing from the riser nearest the panel. It left the panel free to swing to and fro. It slid down the pole about a foot. Someone put a piece of Ductape on it to secure it to the pole.

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #181998 11/14/08 11:37 PM
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Thanks for the response. Guess that after a year of faithful duty....time for retirement! That's not a common setup (panel/recepts) here in NJ.

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #182057 11/17/08 01:14 AM
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I've got a matching Light Fixture somewhere ...


Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: Admin] #182096 11/18/08 12:02 AM
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TOOL_5150 Offline
I like the ground just hanging out.


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