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Old 01-10-2010, 05:34 PM   #16
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Could be wrong , however here in the South its all AL. Could be a weather issue to for the PCO up there.
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Old 01-10-2010, 05:39 PM   #17
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Ah..maybe
Alum reacts badly to the road salt we use ?



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Old 01-10-2010, 11:40 PM   #18
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Quite a few years ago, some POCOs would run 3 separate wires from the pole to the house. These were sometimes #3 solid copper with a small steel wire in the middle.

This same wire was sometimes used for overhead primary as well. A lot of the older 60 KV transmission lines with this wire are still in use around here.

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