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Temporary Transformer #114248
02/08/03 10:35 AM
02/08/03 10:35 AM
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Isn't it about time they disconnect this thing?

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Re: Temporary Transformer #114249
02/08/03 11:05 AM
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looks like sombody had a Corona and thought about it.....

Re: Temporary Transformer #114250
02/08/03 04:24 PM
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The plastic bags are a dead giveaway. Secretly, someone liked the idea of Joe's lemon-scented "marine" cord & receptacle so much they made an industrial version!

The construction-site “temporary” motif would be more authentic if the drytype was nailed to a beat-up wooden pallet with half-inch drive straps.

Re: Temporary Transformer #114251
02/08/03 06:36 PM
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Then again, many dry-type transformers run so hot that they make a great place to bake a package of Quiky-Mart pastries and boil up a pot of coffee in no time. (I’ll be that’s what’s really in the plastic bags.)

Re: Temporary Transformer #114252
02/08/03 07:34 PM
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I like the fact that someone took the time to label the Primary and Secondary sides of the transformer [Linked Image].

Mike (mamills)

Re: Temporary Transformer #114253
02/09/03 12:11 AM
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I'm with Steve (Sparky)!

After 6 - 12 Coronas
What Were We Supposed To Do??? [Linked Image]

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Re: Temporary Transformer #114254
02/09/03 02:12 AM
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It looks like a huge old refrigerator....the kind the grocery store uses for milk and ice cream (and beer). [Linked Image]

Is this on the roof of a building somewhere??

Re: Temporary Transformer #114255
02/09/03 08:04 AM
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The rust stains on the concrete indicate that the "temporary" transformer has been there awhile. They also indicate that it gets wet or rained on.

I don't believe this enclosure is rated for wet locations.

Re: Temporary Transformer #114256
02/09/03 09:15 AM
02/09/03 09:15 AM
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The rascals that did this could have seen Joe's floating TV cord. It's on a landing at the LA Convention Center just a couple of hundred feet from where Joe spoke! [Linked Image]
All rated NEMA 1 (until the trash bags and Ductape on the disconnects). Secondary ran through a hole in the wall to?? Apparently no GEC, either.


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