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Needle in a Haystack #106944
12/15/04 06:17 PM
12/15/04 06:17 PM
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Now which wire was it?
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Re: Needle in a Haystack #106945
12/15/04 07:59 PM
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It looks like someone tried to stuff 10 pounds of Sh** in a 5 pound bag.

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106946
12/15/04 09:35 PM
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Dont ask me to trace that circuit. [Linked Image]


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Re: Needle in a Haystack #106947
12/15/04 10:05 PM
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So THAT'S what happened to my bowl of polychromatic spaghetti!!!!

Someone must have read the term "Box Fill" backwards!


No wire bias here- I'm standing on neutral ground.
Re: Needle in a Haystack #106948
12/16/04 12:45 AM
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Hey, it's not full yet--there's still space to add several more conduits.


[This message has been edited by SolarPowered (edited 12-16-2004).]

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106949
12/16/04 09:00 AM
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BTW, Those 2 large conduits that enter the back area of the box are crammed full....I am just sure they derated all those circuits.....

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106950
12/17/04 06:35 AM
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"Now which wire was it?"

It's the one with the red wire nut on it. [Linked Image]

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106951
12/17/04 06:52 AM
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"But it says right in my Ugly's that I can fit 176 #12 in a 2-1/2" EMT"

I have truly heard things like this many times. [Linked Image]

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106952
12/17/04 02:50 PM
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...

Re: Needle in a Haystack #106953
12/17/04 03:41 PM
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2 weeks ago I was at a restaurant (vacant at the moment) and in the kitchen I just found something like that: Except for the fact it didn't have a cover and every wire was covered with 30 years worth of grease and dust...


We have a name for that around here, its called a bomb [Linked Image]

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