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Re: Coil mounting?

Subject: Re: Coil mounting?
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2000 21:48:22 EST
In a message dated 11/21/00 6:25:24 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

<< My teacher was employed by the power company there for 32 years before
 retiring to teach.  He said if you park your car under a transformer and it
 leaks it will eat your paint pretty immediately (that stuff is apparently 
 vicious and hazardous besides) -- the electric company will pay to repaint 
 whole car no questions.  I kept trying to park my terrible-paint-job first 
 under one, but couldn't find any with a parking place under them!
Painting a car is relatively cheap compared with other associated expenses.  
In the Pittsburgh area, a crew routinely looked for leaking transformers.  
When a transformer failed, several hundred and sometimes a few thousand 
people are in the dark.  Then the utility might be into paying for freezer 
loads of food for restaurants and other damages.

The utility was also under attack by the public for the cancer causing 
characteristics of this oil in the surface water and the water table (PCB's?).

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