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Re: Strange Pig & other questions
Original poster: "brian by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <ka1bbg1-at-mcttelecom-dot-com>
Hi, sounds like one i was looking at the other day. old style from the early
'50's had cover bolted on and insulators pointing down. still just a pig.
cul brian f.
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2001 9:56 PM
Subject: Strange Pig & other questions
> Original poster: "Erik Byng by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> Hello ya'll
> On the way back home today, I chanced upon a strange pig. Would anyone
> what its purpose is?? basic specs are:
> Normal pig size/wieght.
> Unknown kva rating.
> The top of the pig seems to be bolted on instead of the usual seal, and
> lifting bolts are secured into the top.
> The insulators are mounted pointing downwards at a 45 degree angle, and
> to be placed where the lifting bolts/triangles normally are.
> Whats its use exactly?
> On another note, does anyone have a spec sheet on a type of hanging
> insulator? Its a single unit to the flexible hanging strings that you see
> mounted onto those x-y steel power line towers. radius from middle
> grommet/bolt on the botton is 5 inches. unit is rated to hold 15000lbs
> but I have no other data on them. Does anyone else? They have a small
> black mfg mark printed onto the ceramic insulator part, but I cant read it
> best to ya'l
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