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Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124734
12/05/06 04:45 PM
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pauluk  Offline OP
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Working on this lot must be fun!

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Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124735
12/05/06 05:03 PM
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Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124736
12/05/06 05:32 PM
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SvenNYC  Offline
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Looks like you'd need a dentist's probe to pick apart some of those wires.

Let's see....I have the green wire and the black wire...the blue and orange go to my neighbour across the street....no wait. I have green and blue. He has orange and black..or is it green and orange?

*BBBZZZZZZZTTTTT*

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124737
12/05/06 07:49 PM
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Are those tricycles hanging on the lines in the last pic???? [Linked Image]

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124738
12/05/06 08:22 PM
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Ann Brush  Offline
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Looks like many of those wires have been cut from illegal taps and just left hanging on the pole, hence the shag carpet look.

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124739
12/05/06 09:16 PM
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The bright spot in this is that there still is a place on Earth without meth-heads and scrapyards.

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124740
12/05/06 09:19 PM
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Sure makes me appreciate the U.S.A. and the standards that we abide by every day.

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124741
12/05/06 09:59 PM
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No, the trikes are hanging from the awning.

Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124742
12/05/06 10:07 PM
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Evidence of a SEVERE rat tap infestation.

Power it down and get to toning the tappers.


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Re: Lots of overhead wiring -- And I mean LOTS! #124743
12/05/06 10:58 PM
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