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Re: Setting up a pole pig's wiring

Original poster: FIFTYGUY@xxxxxxx In a message dated 5/1/06 9:56:34 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla@xxxxxxxxxx writes:

>Not a bad idea. Popping the lid and taking a look doesn't hurt. But
>there is a standard for all distribution transformers. Looking at the
>transformer so that the LV bushings are facing you, the HV bushing H1
>is on the left and H2 is on the right. The LV bushing X1 is on the
>right. X2 (neutral) is in the center and X3 is on the left. That is
>the standard for a single phase distribution transformers.
>The transformer core is connected to the case. I have left the core
>as built and tie RF ground to the transformer case. Mains ground
>stops at the control panel. In other words, I make sure RF ground and
>mains ground are not connected (otherwise, you're going to get little
>shocks here and there at the control cabinet).
>You're concern is certainly valid because we got our X's and H's
>mixed up. H2 should be at RF ground. This is the HV side closest to
>the core and when looking at the LV bushings, H2 is the HV bushing on
>the right.

    Thank you for your patience, Bart. The above clears it all up!

-Phil LaBudde