ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Pull out fuse panel?
by wa2ise. 12/14/18 05:09 PM
Video door bell causing chime activation of coil
by gfretwell. 12/10/18 12:35 AM
Conduit fill Calculations
by gfretwell. 12/08/18 08:39 PM
Swimming Pool question
by HotLine1. 12/05/18 12:37 PM
Tingle off the water spigot
by rmiell. 11/30/18 01:03 PM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 28 guests, and 12 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72953
12/12/06 06:20 PM
12/12/06 06:20 PM
D
Dnkldorf  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 1,064
nowhere usa
http://www.phillyburbs.com/pb-dyn/news/1-12112006-754476.html

Imagine if the power came back on just then?

A couple less idiots in the world?

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72954
12/12/06 07:37 PM
12/12/06 07:37 PM
C
circuit man  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 273
saluda,s.c.
your right a couple of less idiots in the world.copper must be awfully hi to risk your life for.we have several here climb poles to cut copper wire loose & live.one cut the ground wires to a three phase bank in a substation & became part of the circuit.needless to say he didn't live long!

Re: Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72955
12/12/06 10:36 PM
12/12/06 10:36 PM
G
gfretwell  Offline

Member
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,323
Estero,Fl,usa
I have never seen copper power lines. They all seem to be aluminum alloy here.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72956
12/12/06 11:33 PM
12/12/06 11:33 PM
Lostazhell  Offline
Member
Joined: Feb 2004
Posts: 1,431
Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
Ive only seen one utility myself use copper for overhead lines, that was San Diego Gas & Electric... I think electure posted a pic of some of their "green" primaries before. [Linked Image]

Re: Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72957
12/13/06 09:16 AM
12/13/06 09:16 AM
G
gobblerhuntr  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 23
TN
There is still a bunch of copper in the southeast, mostly 7200 volt stuff.

Re: Oppurtunity or stupidity? #72958
12/13/06 10:30 AM
12/13/06 10:30 AM
P
pauluk  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
Norfolk, England
This is becoming a real epidemic. [Linked Image]


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
AllClear
AllClear
Belmond Iowa US
Posts: 44
Joined: August 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Popular Topics(Views)
252,218 Are you busy
189,194 Re: Forum
178,875 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.027s Queries: 14 (0.005s) Memory: 0.9760 MB (Peak: 1.1222 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-12-15 18:23:56 UTC