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    Absolutely--I just meant that for me and my guys...

    Absolutely--I just meant that for me and my guys using it at first gets you around then you start getting to remember where stuff is and need to use it less and less--
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    WOW--I think I would try for a bore from start to...

    WOW--I think I would try for a bore from start to finish--265 feet and that would make an easier grade for the bore machine--and then back pull with 2 inch HDPE
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    +1 to all the above--What I tell our guys to do...

    +1 to all the above--What I tell our guys to do is--Anytime you are starting a job or take a few minutes to look it up in the code book--or if you think of a question--look it up first, or try to...
  4. Thread: Help needed.

    by RichB
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    Plus one on every bodies answers and zbang's...

    Plus one on every bodies answers and zbang's especially--

    Troubleshooting is really a personal thing--the way I do it is not the way you do it--for example--when I get a call that a phase is...
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    As I see it--the lower end is already defined--It...

    As I see it--the lower end is already defined--It is less than 3 hours--doesn't matter if it is .00001 sec or 2 hours 59 minutes and 59 secs--less than 3 hours is less than 3 hours
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    Sounds awesome:thumbsup:--:happysad:unfortunately...

    Sounds awesome:thumbsup:--:happysad:unfortunately that site is blocked by my employer--:angel:is there any way you may be able to e-mail or pm it to me?

    Thanks

    Rich
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    Never having worked in a switchyard--I don't know...

    Never having worked in a switchyard--I don't know of anything other than==or if it even applies here, the 10 foot rule for 50kV and below
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    I keep coming back to --Are the contactor coils...

    I keep coming back to --Are the contactor coils somehow being connected in series when trying to start both motors at the same time?--That would let them pull in separately but not together--I know I...
  9. It is--but it is also in the ROW of what is...

    It is--but it is also in the ROW of what is considered a utility--Like DOT--we are considered the owning utility--and like Tom says-- We are the AHJ as long as we meet or exceed State and NEC...
  10. Forgot to add---I agree--sort of--I think you...

    Forgot to add---I agree--sort of--I think you could make an argument that 90.2(B)(5)c & d could apply

    c. Are located in legally established easements or
    rights-of-way, or
    d. Are...
  11. You are all correct-Tom and kwired- I was just...

    You are all correct-Tom and kwired- I was just trying to convey how we do it here in the DOT and other municipalities.--As I stated we try to follow NEC as much as possible, and all the articles do...
  12. Tom, Just my 2 cents worth here on how we do...

    Tom, Just my 2 cents worth here on how we do this,,
    Our signals folks and Inspectors, at WSDOT, believe that ex 3 was added because we use the green wire in the cable for the ungrounded conductor...
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    ++1 Stay with 480VAC

    ++1 Stay with 480VAC
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    Recessed or not--If you put a microwave or any...

    Recessed or not--If you put a microwave or any other large counter top appliance in front of a recept it is going to block it--

    My thoughts--stop over thinking this --it'll be fine:)
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    I prefer those made by Miller--Specs out same as...

    I prefer those made by Miller--Specs out same as SALA--and this lanyard

    MILLER BY HONEYWELLRetractable Lanyard, 10 ft., Polyester WebRetractable Lanyard,10 ft.,Polyester Web
    Item # 36WA07
    Mfr....
  16. Thread: effective ground

    by RichB
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    I agree!!!--We had a 480V Single Phase service...

    I agree!!!--We had a 480V Single Phase service panel supplying lighting loads--At times it would be in 2 feet of water --completely covering the contactors and the lights and photo cell worked...
  17. Thread: contradiction

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    Simple--Take a wire and stick it in one side of...

    Simple--Take a wire and stick it in one side of the receptacle then stuff the other end into the other side--if, after the flash and bang, nothing else happens then it works--If it keeps sizzling and...
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    Call around for KROIL--We get it in aerosol form...

    Call around for KROIL--We get it in aerosol form here from Tacoma Screw. Some automotive places have it also--It's all I use--even use it for cleaning guns when there is a lotr of leading or copper...
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    We have tried other fixture manufacturers--but...

    We have tried other fixture manufacturers--but always seem to wind up back with GE--120 or so years ago GE said--"let's build a great light" and they have--then they said "Let's screw everything...
  20. Looks like the trash can is in violation...

    Looks like the trash can is in violation though--:rant:
  21. Thread: Hand holes

    by RichB
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    I prefer the heavy wall heat shrink with sealer ...

    I prefer the heavy wall heat shrink with sealer followed by the scotch cast---also two wraps of 33 over the splice prior to sealing
  22. Thread: earth resistance

    by RichB
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    maybe somewhere in Yellowstone--what with all the...

    maybe somewhere in Yellowstone--what with all the minerals in the ground,,,,,
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    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist"...

    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist" is?:roll:
  24. Ditto--seems everyplace is different--have worked...

    Ditto--seems everyplace is different--have worked in places that didn't require anything--just left it to the tech to decide
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    LOL--I think the NEC "implied" it and then we as...

    LOL--I think the NEC "implied" it and then we as users "inferred" it!! :happyno::blink:
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