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Buried wire

Pcinspector1

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The cable in the picture looks like Southwire URD cable that would be used for a house (SE) service entrance. I have not witnessed this wire being installed in the field to date, but I have seen a yellow striped triplex cable. Not sure how long the solid yellow cable with two black cables has been available? It differently shows up better in a trench.:)
 

e hilton

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In the OP h3 says he was digging in the backyard and found the cables. Looking at the picture, i am impressed with how clean they are. Or ... was the picture taken before the trench was backfilled?
 

ADAguy

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In the OP h3 says he was digging in the backyard and found the cables. Looking at the picture, i am impressed with how clean they are. Or ... was the picture taken before the trench was backfilled?
Inquiring minds await your answers.
 
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