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Snakes !!
by leland on 02/01/09 10:51 AM

Found this on another site and thought I would share.

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#184102 - 02/01/09 02:44 PM Re: Snakes !! [Re: leland]  
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#184205 - 02/04/09 02:41 AM Re: Snakes !! [Re: Admin]  
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He looks satisfied.. and ready for his after dinner cocktail.


#184238 - 02/05/09 12:30 AM Re: Snakes !! [Re: techie]  
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The way I understand it...
It won't be down for breakfast!


#184445 - 02/10/09 04:57 PM Re: Snakes !! [Re: leland]  
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WHOA! I'd probably would've aged 2 years in about three seconds if I ever come across a snake in a box like that.


I have a sense of adventure, I just keep it leashed with common sense.

#184544 - 02/12/09 06:17 PM Re: Snakes !! [Re: packrat56]  
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YUMM dinner any one!!

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#184561 - 02/13/09 11:47 AM Re: Snakes !! [Re: allphase]  
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I wish I had a camera over the years.
Never found a big snake, but a few cooked garden snakes, and two (2) cats on two occasions in 4160 volt switchgear.

They got in but never got out. One was re-fried when the maintenance guy re-energized the main not knowing the creature was on the buss. Nice!

Another that comes to mind was a groundhog that snuggled up in the primary ide of a padmount transformer. Got a call for a 'burning smell' in the office bldg. Followed my nose to the 4" UG conduits where it was wafting in from!


Last edited by HotLine1; 02/13/09 11:49 AM.

#184566 - 02/13/09 12:23 PM Re: Snakes !! [Re: HotLine1]  
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That snake wouldn't have to bite me. Just the sight of that thing would be enough to finish me off.

I remember seeing one of those poison ropes one time when I opened a safety switch to confirm that it had operated (at the scene of a house fire). The %#(#^* thing scared me so badly that I slammed the cover shut - decapitated it as he started poking his head out.

Another case for making sure all your KO's are closed, I guess. Probably not what the NEC had in mind though...

Mike (mamills)


#187164 - 06/16/09 01:16 AM Re: Snakes !! [Re: mamills]  
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Turn THE POWER ON or wire it to the Main Line and flip the breaker lol then undo it!!!!!


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