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Temporary Construction Power #181957
11/11/08 11:05 PM
11/11/08 11:05 PM
Joined: Dec 2000
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Fullerton, CA USA

electure Offline OP

Temporary Construction Power

Would you use this? crazy It's secured to the pole with ductape.
Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #181963
11/12/08 08:19 PM
11/12/08 08:19 PM
techie  Offline
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 246
palo alto, ca usa
Lets see.. it needs covers, and the flying pigtails need to either be terminated, capped, or removed.

Is the box itself secured with duct tape, or was that left over from the missing cover?

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Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: techie] #181981
11/13/08 08:42 PM
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Joined: Apr 2002
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Brick, NJ USA
Where is this from?

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: HotLine1] #181986
11/14/08 11:29 AM
11/14/08 11:29 AM
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The picture was taken at a (big) new auto dealership in the City of Industry, CA; the job lasted about a year. There were 20 or so of these temps placed around the project; the other ones were in good shape.

The only other strap was at the top of the riser. The screws supporting the temp were missing from the panel, and the strap was missing from the riser nearest the panel. It left the panel free to swing to and fro. It slid down the pole about a foot. Someone put a piece of Ductape on it to secure it to the pole.

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #181998
11/14/08 10:37 PM
11/14/08 10:37 PM
HotLine1  Offline

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Brick, NJ USA
Thanks for the response. Guess that after a year of faithful duty....time for retirement! That's not a common setup (panel/recepts) here in NJ.

Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: electure] #182057
11/17/08 12:14 AM
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Re: Temporary Construction Power [Re: Admin] #182096
11/17/08 11:02 PM
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I like the ground just hanging out.


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