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Re: Oil cap questions

9/2/1999 1:03 PM
Pat FRe: Oil cap questions
R.G. - your advise to avoid those that contain PCBs. Is that because of the hazard associated with PCBs or is there a functional difference? This is kind of an ancedotal tangent, but when I was growing up in Wisconsin, there was a large plant that manufactured step down transformers that you used to see planted on power poles all over the country. I remember these guys telling me how messy it could get sometimes working there with all that "oil". Didn't those old residental utility transformers contain PCBs also? I wonder how some of those guys are doing now?

R.G. PCB's are carcinogenic, can cause b... -- 9/2/1999 6:54 PM