[TCML] pole pigs from Gustav
yurtle_t at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 18 14:44:54 MDT 2008
Mine went nearly 90 degrees when I cut down the pole. Didn't seem to hurt it any, as I've been abusing it for around ten years. However, I was able to control the fall much better than a hurricane might, if the pole simply snapped.
--- On Thu, 9/18/08, bunnykiller <bunnikillr at cox.net> wrote:
> From: bunnykiller <bunnikillr at cox.net>
> Subject: Re: [TCML] pole pigs from Gustav
> To: "Tesla Coil Mailing List" <tesla at pupman.com>
> Date: Thursday, September 18, 2008, 2:14 PM
> Hey Mark...
> My neighbor works for Entergy... If in any case, a
> distribution pole
> falls more than 65 degrees from upright position (and when
> at rest after
> incident) all hardware is to be replaced. end quote...
> The odds of transformer damage increases dramatically if
> the pole is at
> or past that 65 degree mark...sooo they change it out
> instead of taking
> the chance that it is still functional.
> Scot D
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