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Re: telehouse - 25 broadway
From: Charles Sprickman <spork () inch com>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 20:03:04 -0400 (EDT)

They claim that they "underestimated fuel usage".

Anyhow, they now calculate that the latest shipment will last til Tuesday.
Would anyone like to line up some bets on that?  I say Sunday, about 5
a.m. it will run out.  Anyone else?  Additional bets on whether they have
the next truck ready...

Is anyone aware of whether 32 Old Slip is back on utility power?



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On Sat, 15 Sep 2001 polarcat () darwin smarter net wrote:

InterNAP, and possibly others have lost power again.  Word is that the
ConED generator ran out of fuel, the replacement water pump on the
generator was installed, but the generator failed again, and a fuel truck
6 blocks away isn't being allowed through by the authorities.


On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Alex Rubenstein wrote:

Not to mention, cooling the radiator won't help at all, considering it's
the water pump that failed.

On Thu, 13 Sep 2001, Chris Luke wrote:

Sean Donelan wrote (on Sep 13):
Speaking with a mechanical engineer, he suggested you may be
able to restore some generator operation by continiously running
a water/hose over the outside of the radiator.  Not so much to
clean it, but to act as once-through heat transfer to cool the

I hope you can get it going again.

The radiator yes. Just try not to get the engine block too wet.
Rapid cooling of a hot engine can cause the metalwork to fatigue
quickly, at worst, or warp it at best. :( I know someone who managed to
crack a piston shaft this way once on a regular engine.

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