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    You would blow up the starting cap. You may or...

    You would blow up the starting cap. You may or may not damage the starting winding.
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    I take you did not try and run for very long the...

    I take you did not try and run for very long the first time. If it didn't smoke or smell bad when it was wired up wrong it might be alright. Magnet wire can be pretty resilient in the face of...
  3. Thread: MH lamps

    by ActionDave
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    I can't say for sure since I'm not a lamp/part...

    I can't say for sure since I'm not a lamp/part number expert but my guess is the problem is with the socket in the old fixture. ....sounds like it is not compatible with the new lamps.
  4. You are correct. I see it now but could not have...

    You are correct. I see it now but could not have without your insight.

    I didn't....... I thought you were asking me about my experience since you quoted my post.
  5. I'm lost here. I don't know what you mean.

    I'm lost here. I don't know what you mean.
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    Like has been said, a line has to be drawn...

    Like has been said, a line has to be drawn somewhere and box fill rules we have basically work. I overfill boxes on occasion. :ashamed1: Oh well.

    What I marvel at is what those guys in the '50's...
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    Why do you keep talking about feed through lugs?...

    Why do you keep talking about feed through lugs?

    I'm as confused as augie47 about your set up but his answer still applies. Your electrician buddy is thinking too hard.
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    I think we would all like to know that.

    Phillips brand, G U base LEDs.

    I can't wait till I retire so I can make some part time money ripping out AFCI's. In the meantime I pray every day that...
  9. Thread: Sugru

    by ActionDave
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    I checked it out, looks good. I'm going to get...

    I checked it out, looks good. I'm going to get some. Thanks for passing on your cool find.
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    Interesting. Was the corrosion only on the lugs?...

    Interesting. Was the corrosion only on the lugs? What was the condition of the conductor on that phase?
  11. I had this problem with AFCIs and LEDs in...

    I had this problem with AFCIs and LEDs in recessed cans. I was able to substitute one incandescent lamp and the breaker quit tripping.
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    Do not confuse "Combination AFCI" with "Dual...

    Do not confuse "Combination AFCI" with "Dual Function AFCI/GFCI".

    One area of potential confusion is with the use of the term "combination" as associated with AFCIs. A "combination" ...
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    No. But the people re-writing the code every...

    No. But the people re-writing the code every three years should.
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    If you use breakers there is no problem.

    If you use breakers there is no problem.
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    Clever turn of a phrase here. I would like to see...

    Clever turn of a phrase here. I would like to see any evidence of fires caused by NM sitting in a hot attic. There is miles of NM up and down my block, lots of it not even NM-B, in insulated attics....
  16. It wazz juss a joke.

    It wazz juss a joke.
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    You just need to use AFCI breakers. The latest...

    You just need to use AFCI breakers. The latest generation are "combination" and protect against series and parallel arcs. The "dual function" breakers are handy for new requirements for things like...
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    One must be able to see all sides as equal, then...

    One must be able to see all sides as equal, then one's view of up or down is universal.
  19. Insult the host of the site and the moderators,...

    Insult the host of the site and the moderators, use gratuitous profanities.....there are a few other tricks, but that should get you started.
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    No I'm not kidding, but perhaps my choice of...

    No I'm not kidding, but perhaps my choice of language could have been better.....pulling through has a certain connotation that may be misunderstood. I have not found them hard to pull out of and...
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    That is what I was thinking and was going to say...

    That is what I was thinking and was going to say before I scrolled down and read your post.

    I'll add that the pipe does need to be strapped three feet from the LB, but every ten feet after that,...
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    That had not been my reality. I haven't used them...

    That had not been my reality. I haven't used them very often, but the times I have they have not been hard to pull through.
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    Are you sure that's not the fever making you...

    Are you sure that's not the fever making you delirious?
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    No. It will smoke. Is it a two speed motor?...

    No. It will smoke.
    Is it a two speed motor? Connecting the high and low together will have this effect.
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    I have a harmonic voltage un-distortionalizer...

    I have a harmonic voltage un-distortionalizer that I haven't used in years. Do you want to borrow it?
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