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    Now that really hurt my feeling... I was trying...

    Now that really hurt my feeling... I was trying to save that one:(
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    don't be silly cliff. you're more tham welcome

    don't be silly cliff. you're more tham welcome
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    We don't need or will stand for that either over...

    We don't need or will stand for that either over there Poot!
    Have you checkd the site out yet Poot? love to have you too!
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    Hey, could ya make some room in your PM box. ...

    Hey, could ya make some room in your PM box. Its full.
    Thanks son:D
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    120 volts is a North America thing

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_wiring_in_the_United_Kingdom 120/240 is a North America thing. The UK is mostly 240 and the rest of Europe is 230 volts.

    UK mains electricity is 240v at...
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    240 Ok that makes sence.... You ground the x2...

    240
    Ok that makes sence.... You ground the x2 bushing at the transformer. But going into the house you only use two wires 240 volts phase to phase... everything runs on 240 volts, correct
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    :nightmare: You.ve got a way better system...

    :nightmare:

    You.ve got a way better system over there. Electricians in the uk think our system is stupid. I believe its 50
    Hz.
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    In the uk, they dont split the coil like we do. ...

    In the uk, they dont split the coil like we do. For us its 120/240. Over there they just use the hotlegs. Two wire. 240. No nuetral. Everything runs on 240 volts, even light bulbs. ...
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    Has nothing to do with age... It has everything...

    Has nothing to do with age... It has everything to do with training . The proper use of PPE. Rubber gloves and sleeves, rubber hose, blankets. After two years of extensive training an...
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    B&G Electric Company is a ratty contractor outfit...

    B&G Electric Company is a ratty contractor outfit out of Houston, Not sure if they were actually on Conoco property or not the artical says it was near the refinery but he was repairing privatly...
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    I've lost count is this the fifth fatality for...

    I've lost count is this the fifth fatality for 2011?
  12. all I can say is next time try and find a union...

    all I can say is next time try and find a union outfit to work for. I've never in my life seen a deadend wrap used to hold back a hardline under tension on an angle with workers in the bite.

    ...
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    Here at grid we tag everything. Clearence and...

    Here at grid we tag everything. Clearence and controll is as serious as a heart attack. What you call floaters we call cutting in in-line deadends, Basicly open loops so we can re-energize a...
  14. so explain what exactly you job was.

    so explain what exactly you job was.
  15. If you did such extensive training than why did...

    If you did such extensive training than why did this accident happen?

    Seriously.... releasing that kind of strain into a deadend wrap that was never designed for hardline, on an angle with...
  16. we kicked this around extensivly.... here's the...

    we kicked this around extensivly.... here's the link;
    http://www.powerlineman.com/lforum/showthread.php?8086-2-killed-in-Oklahoma.
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    Dam... I guess my peeing on manhole cover days...

    Dam... I guess my peeing on manhole cover days are over!
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    Yeah, too bad they couldn't just say,,,,, "The...

    Yeah, too bad they couldn't just say,,,,, "The cause of death was the guys head hitting the dirt at 117 MPH".
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    I don't know bren... I've seen the pictures! I...

    I don't know bren... I've seen the pictures! I think I'll stay right here ans make my $150,000 a year.
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    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/math/c/4/...

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/math/c/4/3/c430b90bf62600e45bd94e15f87f67c5.png

    If you can wrap your head around Ohms law, you'll do fine.

    Isn't amazing electricity always...
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    Mans best friend got my vote.

    Mans best friend got my vote.
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    I will say this...with a 480 volt motor and a...

    I will say this...with a 480 volt motor and a 120 volt motor running side by side with the exact same load on them,,, the 120 volt motor will feel warmer! Heat is waste!
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    the parts are added together for your total...

    the parts are added together for your total score. so if you did really well in the reading it will help bring up the math. They never give you enough time on the math part, You've got to be an...
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    You ain't kidding, twenty years ago those...

    You ain't kidding, twenty years ago those dummies felt like they were filled with cotten.
    Now I think they fill em with lead. If I ever get that fat and heavy and need a pole top rescue, just...
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    was wondering how you were doing... Get well...

    was wondering how you were doing... Get well soon EL!
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