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    New Lugs....

    Had this sent by foreman in field stating we should look into using this. I was wondering if anyone had experience with this. To me, it seems like a time saver but the material cost may offset that. This product could be a game changer.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9FRhw7id3M&app=desktop


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    not a game changer. but maybe useful now and then.

    There are other lug products that have similar features.
    Bob

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    Quote Originally Posted by petersonra View Post
    not a game changer.
    I agree. One of the issues that I see is rotating the lug might compromise clearance to other phases and ground.
    Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Besoeker View Post
    I agree. One of the issues that I see is rotating the lug might compromise clearance to other phases and ground.
    Pretty easy to insulate it with heat shrink or tape.
    Bob

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    Quote Originally Posted by petersonra View Post
    Pretty easy to insulate it with heat shrink or tape.
    I wouldn't depend on either.
    Si hoc legere scis nimium eruditionis habes.

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    Nice!

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    I agree though, cable bending radius is mentioned in the video as in how the cable is affected, but they never mention the effect this might have on equipment clearances. A lot of equipment is designed based upon the incoming cables being routed in a specific direction / orientation. Change that and you may change the clearances. Tape and heat shrink don't officially alter the equipment design specifications.
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