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Receptacle problem #201940 07/05/11 11:27 PM
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gfretwell Offline OP
I found this in Breckenridge on the street.

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Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #201948 07/06/11 11:17 AM
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LarryC Offline
It has redundent grounds. What's the problem? grin

Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #201957 07/06/11 04:51 PM
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johno12345 Offline
it surprises me the number of pictures like this that you see on here.

in the UK you wouldn't find stuff like that. Christmas trimmings are plugged in using ceeform sockets high on the column or on buildings.

that looks like it had a cover but still very vulnerable to damage, like you see!

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Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #202110 07/18/11 09:47 AM
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harold endean Offline
It looks like a portable receptacle. Though you can't get too far from the post light.

Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #202115 07/18/11 10:18 AM
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mbhydro Offline
It also looks like that the top part of the pole is separating from the base. Maybe when it falls over it will pull the receptacle back in?

I also wonder if the strand of bailing wire was an attempt to keep the box attached to the base?

Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #202289 07/30/11 12:04 AM
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Lostazhell Offline
Those T&B plastic covers are a joke for any outlet that gets used more than once a year.. Red Dot had an aluminum one we started using at work since the T&B plastic covers seem to always end up laying in the dirt..

Bell box would probably be ok here if it was mounted to the post with " nuts & bolts...

Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #202339 08/01/11 10:25 AM
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harold endean Offline
Arlington Industries also has some very nice equipment and I see a lot of EC's around here using their stuff.

Re: Receptacle problem [Re: gfretwell] #203031 09/05/11 07:05 PM
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mikethebull Offline
I agree Arlington cover and maybe SJOOW cord in to the box.


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