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  1. Thread: Pootnaigle

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    Pootnaigle

    Been a long time since I've been around this forum; but for those that remember Pootnaigle he had passed away recently.

    https://www.lumbertonfamily.com/notices/Cliff-Morrison

    RIP brother.
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    Grounded leg

    You don't have to ground a leg....you can ground any one of them if you choose to do so, but only one can be grounded. Out in the oil patch the customer would have to sign off liability if for...
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    Simplify. I'd isolate the bank and hook them...

    Simplify.

    I'd isolate the bank and hook them up single, see what you get then. Sounds like it could be polarity issue, x3 to x3, etc.
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    Glad to hear your still kicking around Cliff.

    Glad to hear your still kicking around Cliff.
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    Voltage 25kv?

    Voltage 25kv?
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    Looks like you are focusing more on the 2" piece...

    Looks like you are focusing more on the 2" piece of conduit with the sloppy run of cable tv.

    Never a transmission lineman but that other doo hickey looks like some kind of sewer/water concrete...
  7. Thread: sharyland

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    sharyland

    Does anyone have any clue what this wtx utility pays their people? Anyone know?
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    Woah...that is very hard to read.Have seen the...

    Woah...that is very hard to read.Have seen the secondary side that had x1 to x1 and had screwy voltage, remember it being over 300 some volts.Some old school junk out there where CSP's were used.
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    Brooks, YOU are the MAN! That's the one I was...

    Brooks,

    YOU are the MAN! That's the one I was looking for. Couple of other goodin's in there too. Thanks brother
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    pm sent............

    pm sent............
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    Before I broke out, ma bell contracted out pole...

    Before I broke out, ma bell contracted out pole setting where I was...ma bell owned the pole so they would replace it. The pole setting truck was identical to that just with a digger attached,...
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    Reppy you got time. Instead of theory 101, find...

    Reppy you got time. Instead of theory 101, find some videos of some interesting rigging. Remember one where crew was changing out a blind pot on a downgrade and they rigged the handline from the...
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    Guess I don't have a clue as to why someone would...

    Guess I don't have a clue as to why someone would just go around cutting grounds. Some just better off turning a wrench.

    Never verified for myself, and if I remember correctly but one smart man...
  14. Thread: aep

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    I'm just inquiring what the working conditions...

    I'm just inquiring what the working conditions are like at AEP on the trouble side. Don't know anything about the company. Some will just run you in the ground asking for your soul. Don't know if...
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    I am not familiar with a cooper, looks like some...

    I am not familiar with a cooper, looks like some single phase deal you might see on a small coop system where they like to mount the control up top the pole.

    Dumb question but you sure the dip...
  16. Thread: aep

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    aep

    Anyone shed any light on the conditions for AEP in the trouble dept? No news good news?
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    as they say different strokes for different folks...

    as they say different strokes for different folks

    any more with all the advanced metering/ams you'd get the call even if the end user doesn't dial down.
  18. Thread: Temp service

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    Well it shows everyone does it different. Never...

    Well it shows everyone does it different. Never have seen a service saver in person; know of them. Guess they come in 15kva/25kva. You install a driven ground rod for one, or what do you do to...
  19. Thread: Temp service

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    Temp service

    How does your company look at the practices for running temp services on the ground if you have a faulted urd service? Do you run the temp, do you locate and work now?
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    Had that not too long ago. TC came in as a...

    Had that not too long ago. TC came in as a single service, get there and customer says his light are flickering. Then says CATV guy got poked when trying to disconnect the ground block from the...
  21. Thread: New rules

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    We were a CAT 1,2,3,4 Now there is no...

    We were a CAT 1,2,3,4

    Now there is no category. It's simple.

    OVERHEAD MAINLINE all work done with reclosing turned off--instantanious turned on if available requires 9.5 cal shirt with a face...
  22. Thread: New rules

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    Yeah...any switch gear that you open up 34' arc...

    Yeah...any switch gear that you open up 34' arc flash boundary and requires a flash suit, don't remember if its 40 or 60 cal, either way its a meth lab breaking bad bad boy. Anyone in that boundary...
  23. Thread: New rules

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    New rules

    Last year was the 100% fall restraint. Recently its using flash shields to pull meters (even de-energized) and flash suits to pretty much do ANYTHING.

    Whats it like where your at?
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    Talked to Danny a couple of weeks ago. For...

    Talked to Danny a couple of weeks ago. For whatever reason I happened to login here and seen this. Just a few months ago I turn on the TV and there was Byron....
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