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Taylor Hall

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A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« on: November 27, 2018, 07:36:11 am »

Stay away from anything metal, especially fences, yikes!



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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2018, 11:23:54 am »

What is energizing this fence?


Also its weird how resistance do that. Just a couple of hot spots where the metal has more resistance....
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2018, 12:13:25 pm »

That's probably not the best way to do christmas lights.
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2018, 12:18:05 pm »

It's interesting that the current path is isolated enough that only a few inches away the fence is still cool enough for the snow to not be melting.
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2018, 12:25:34 pm »

What is energizing this fence?


Also its weird how resistance do that. Just a couple of hot spots where the metal has more resistance....
Downed power lines
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2018, 12:42:59 pm »

Yikes! Amazing picture. Perhaps they need one of those little yellow stickers that warns of electric snow melting equipment in use on premises  :o  -F
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2018, 05:02:11 pm »

They clearly should have used a heavier gauge fence.  Not to code!
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2018, 08:19:18 pm »

Fall maintenance, spray the fence with DeOxit.   ::)
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2018, 03:40:56 pm »

THAT will keep the neighbour's dog off your property ;D
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Re: A friendly reminder during snowstorm power outages
« Reply #9 on: December 24, 2018, 12:35:31 am »

Stay away from anything metal, especially fences, yikes!



Holy mother of geezus - the ground around that thing must be energized in all kinds of strange ways.  Looks like the outside of one of Tesla's labs.
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