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Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « on: December 28, 2008, 09:49:26 PM » Author: form109
ok gang here's the deal,you can post the nicknames you give to streetlighting fixtures,i'll start.

here are some of mine!

General Electric Form 400-Blimp

Westinghouse OV-20-Peanut

Line Materials Ovalite-Bar BQ Grill

General Electric M-400 Scowl

General Electric M-250 Scowl Jr

American Electric Model 25-Goofy

McGraw Edison Unidor-Mr.Block Head

General Electric SA-201-Square Nema



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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #1 on: December 29, 2008, 12:06:42 AM » Author: lite_lover
McGraw Edison Unidor: Quick Draw McGraw
Cheap Bucket Light: China Bucket
Dura Star: Dura Ugly
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #2 on: December 29, 2008, 12:27:58 AM » Author: gmercury2000
Durastar2000- Nasty ugly POS Grin
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #3 on: December 30, 2008, 03:12:46 AM » Author: TudorWhiz
trust me you dont wanna hear mine, they are too weird....its basically in my own language LOL..........

But here's some of mine

McGraw Unidor 175: CAW CAW
McGraw Unidor 400: CAW CAW CAW!
GE M-400A2: MELON!
those Holophane 200 : ROBBERSON!
The Josyln Spaceship: ROUNDER!

Now streetlight poles?   

Those NYC poles and arms I call em: COMAMUSCLESHOW!


I'm weird eh?
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #4 on: January 01, 2009, 02:05:57 AM » Author: form109
i wouldnt say weird,but humerous!!! Wink

here's some more i thought of.

any fixture with a gumball refractor-bubble

radial wave-ruffles

quarter moon-food dish

joslyn mv-141/121-toliet

older LM Ovalites-shark fins

Finned M-1000's/Ov-50's-Shark
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #5 on: January 01, 2009, 03:03:36 AM » Author: TudorWhiz
I used to call the gumballs "OOK OOK" (as in Cook)
Radial waves: AppleSAUCE


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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #6 on: January 17, 2009, 01:52:45 PM » Author: form109
applesauce.....oook,oook?Huh? Huh?

what weird names! Shocked
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #7 on: June 17, 2015, 10:42:00 PM » Author: Solanaceae
Modern Chinese Cooper HPS yardblasters: pieces of s***.
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #8 on: June 20, 2015, 03:48:20 PM » Author: nicksfans
Some of mine...

American Electric 25: Slanted-ring

Westinghouse OV-25: Extended slanted-ring

American Electric 125: Standard

GE M400A (PowrDoor): Two-piece potbellied

GE M400A2: One-piece potbellied
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #9 on: June 20, 2015, 04:24:12 PM » Author: Solanaceae
I also call NEMA bucket lights buckets o' bulbs.
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #10 on: June 22, 2015, 01:42:46 AM » Author: Lanternbro
Any NEMA-head with refractor=glarebomb
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #11 on: June 22, 2015, 09:51:19 AM » Author: nicksfans
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #12 on: July 03, 2015, 07:52:10 PM » Author: M250R201SA
I call any NEMA head a "Booger Light"
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #13 on: January 15, 2016, 03:00:25 PM » Author: mobilite
Crouse Hiinds MUA Alumalux floodlight - "The Sun"
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Re: Nicknames For Streetlighting Fixtures « Reply #14 on: March 15, 2016, 07:28:16 PM » Author: M250R201SA
The GE NEMA is actually the 201SA, not the SA201.  They come (came) in many models.

The ones used by utilities generally begin with SAH10S1N21181, whereas the consumer model is SAM10S1N2V5ALC for the 100W HPS fixture.
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