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Utility lines & poles #65262
04/30/06 06:32 AM
04/30/06 06:32 AM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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Norfolk, England
Lots of interesting photos and descriptions of utility poles, lines, and other equipment:
http://www.annsgarden.com/poles/poles.htm

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Re: Utility lines & poles #65263
04/30/06 06:53 AM
04/30/06 06:53 AM
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RODALCO  Offline
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Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 856
Titirangi, Akld, New Zealand
Thanks pauluk,

Very interesting piccies and information.

Cheers
Ray


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Re: Utility lines & poles #65264
04/30/06 08:16 AM
04/30/06 08:16 AM
Trumpy  Offline

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Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,236
SI,New Zealand
Yeah Thanks Paul.
I find it strange that there is no mention of a bracing pole or a corner-tension pole or a stub-working pole.
It's all good just the same, thanks a lot mate!. [Linked Image]

Re: Utility lines & poles #65265
04/30/06 08:32 AM
04/30/06 08:32 AM
Trumpy  Offline

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Posts: 8,236
SI,New Zealand
Yay!,
Joint pole V1 has CB's on it.
Here we call them Dominion Drop-Outs (DDO's) and they use a length of wire as the fusible link, up to 66kV.
They don't reset themselves.
Someone got that sort of wrong. [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 04-30-2006).]

Re: Utility lines & poles #65266
04/30/06 08:57 AM
04/30/06 08:57 AM
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steve ancient apprentice  Offline
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Posts: 169
west springfield,mass
Nice pics. Love reading about all this stuff. Really fasinating. Thanks. My hat goes off to anyone who works on high voltage power lines.

Re: Utility lines & poles #65267
04/30/06 08:19 PM
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wa2ise  Offline
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Posts: 787
Oradell NJ USA
Around northeast NJ, there's a lot of distribution power company wiring using diamond shaped insulator/ spacers used. "Hendrix" method I think it's called. Supposidly more resistant to storm damage, but heard that it's higher routine maintenance.


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