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Offline Paul Enright

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Just got my PWS mounted last weekend (7/10/2021)
« on: July 12, 2021, 11:50:23 AM »
I use 3/4" EMT, that is what I had, and welded 2 tabs. Then use the brackets that mount privacy fence panels, flipped them over, and mounted the tabs to those.

This is from the inside of the yard.


This is the backside. It currently is an empty lot and maybe 3 or 4 years before it is devloped

Offline DanInNC

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Re: Just got my PWS mounted last weekend (7/10/2021)
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2021, 07:21:49 AM »
Nice work, Paul.  Looks good.

Offline Paul Enright

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Re: Just got my PWS mounted last weekend (7/10/2021)
« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2021, 08:53:06 AM »
Nice work, Paul.  Looks good.
Thanks.

It was really simple to do. The lesson learned, I guess there is always one of those, is to weld the brackets on the right side of the bend. I had to space out from the fence hangers since the pipe was on the inside. But as it happens with some mistakes, I think the fix looks better than the original plan. It hides the welds, which might hold but they do not look good. It also gives a smooth outward serface. I wish I thought of a better way to clock the tabs to the bend.

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Re: Just got my PWS mounted last weekend (7/10/2021)
« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2021, 04:33:47 AM »
Is the pole located on the back side and you used a curved pole to make sure the station is positioned over your own yard?  :-)
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Re: Just got my PWS mounted last weekend (7/10/2021)
« Reply #4 on: July 20, 2021, 09:17:00 AM »
Is the pole located on the back side and you used a curved pole to make sure the station is positioned over your own yard?  :-)
That is it exactly. A little bit more secure, although if someone wanted it they could hide behind the fence and just unscrew it. Also, I can reach the battery from my yard.
That is why I used EMT, I have a bender and some leftover EMT from wiring the shop. Still not any good at it.  :grin:

 

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