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#109291 - 08/23/03 08:44 PM Is this Mast properly supported?  
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Is this mast service properly supported? Shouldn't there be additional support? (230.28?)

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#109292 - 08/23/03 09:40 PM Re: Is this Mast properly supported?  
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I think the term "adequate strength" is subject to interpretation.
Another item in 230.28, though, is not.
"Only power service-drop conductors shall be permitted to be attached to a service mast."
The phone and cable TV(?) wires have got to go...S


#109293 - 08/26/03 04:46 PM Re: Is this Mast properly supported?  
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poco in this area requires a guy or brace when mast exceeds 3' over roof.it also considers the length of the conductors and any strain on the mast.


#109294 - 08/26/03 05:16 PM Re: Is this Mast properly supported?  
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Our POCO requires a minimum of 32" between supports and if mast extends more than 5 feet above last support it must be 3-1/2" Galv pipe.

Bill


#109295 - 08/27/03 07:16 AM Re: Is this Mast properly supported?  
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Are those one-hole straps that are securing it to the building?


#109296 - 08/31/03 04:05 PM Re: Is this Mast properly supported?  
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I took closer look and found the clamps to be bolted .
the last clamp is 16 inches from the roof, and the 10 foot mast is 5 feet from the top of the meter to the top of the roof.

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