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A baby ๐Ÿ‘ถ weatherhead....neato

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  • Intplm.
    Intplm. Member Posts: 1,967
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    A infant weather head with only two wires. Never noticed one of these before.
    Mad Dog_2
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,963
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    Me neither...cute!ย  Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
    Intplm.
  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,062
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    What does this feed/run?
    Doesn't look to any code unless low voltage.
  • delcrossv
    delcrossv Member Posts: 742
    edited March 6
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    There's teeny weatherheads feeding detached garages all over the city here. No bushing on the down conduit is a no-no, however.

    Reminds me to replace the cable at my MIL's garage with an overhead set-up.
    Trying to squeeze the best out of a Weil-McLain JB-5 running a 1912 1 pipe system.
  • ethicalpaul
    ethicalpaul Member Posts: 5,704
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    JUGHNE said:

    What does this feed/run?
    Doesn't look to any code unless low voltage.

    Looks like just a switch maybe?
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  • JUGHNE
    JUGHNE Member Posts: 11,062
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    If a line voltage switch, then there seems to be no grounding for the metal enclosure.

    And the wire loop is not protected from physical damage.....looks to be possibly less than required height above grade.
    delcrossv
  • delcrossv
    delcrossv Member Posts: 742
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    JUGHNE said:

    If a line voltage switch, then there seems to be no grounding for the metal enclosure.

    And the wire loop is not protected from physical damage.....looks to be possibly less than required height above grade.

    ...and excitement could ensue. :o
    Trying to squeeze the best out of a Weil-McLain JB-5 running a 1912 1 pipe system.
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,670
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    Probably a disconnect for an air raid siren or cable tv power supply or something pole mounted and metered at a fixed rate like that. The ground would come up from the ground.
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,963
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    NYC suburb...Cut it sit and wait in a car and see who shows up...ha ha ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜Ž mad Dogย 
    PC7060
  • Mad Dog_2
    Mad Dog_2 Member Posts: 6,963
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    Ill.bet it's low voltage...too low to the ground for line voltage, if tampered with. Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 
  • mattmia2
    mattmia2 Member Posts: 9,670
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    Mad Dog_2 said:

    Ill.bet it's low voltage...too low to the ground for line voltage, if tampered with. Mad Dog ๐Ÿ•ย 

    rules don't apply to utilities and cities like they do to you or me.
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  • EBEBRATT-Ed
    EBEBRATT-Ed Member Posts: 15,544
    edited March 7
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    No bushing needed on the down pipe if it is a sleeve.

    The only way that's legal if its line voltage is if it's 120 volt

    And the weather head is too low probably utility work.