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  1. Thread: strange events

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    Almost sounds as if there was a fault that caused...

    Almost sounds as if there was a fault that caused the substation to open the line then reclose three times---'Scratching my head'-- but IIRC that should affect both lines not just one and wouldn't it...
  2. Thread: 90 amp altenator

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    Huh??:huh: I think you missed in the math...

    Huh??:huh: I think you missed in the math dominic, unless I am confused again:?

    12=90(R)
    12/90=R
    .133=R

    or
    14=90(R)
    14/90=R
    .155=R
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    two ways-- put a megohm resistor between the...

    two ways--

    put a megohm resistor between the leads-crank it-It should read I megohm--

    or my favorite:ashamed:

    have your apprentice grab the two leads and then crank away--:jawdrop::rant:If...
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    I agree --- sort of- about a poorly written...

    I agree --- sort of- about a poorly written question--but my first impression was that it was to get the student looking in the book and finding the correct tables etc.-I use these type of questions...
  5. Kinda like a pondcutor but comes first...

    Kinda like a pondcutor but comes first alphabetically:ashamed:
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    AAAHHHH--You're correct--I was going from memory...

    AAAHHHH--You're correct--I was going from memory on second hand info--thus the "I believe", cuz it sounded good to me

    Good reminder to self--check your info first!!

    Thanks!
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    5k# is not deadweight but the load applied when...

    5k# is not deadweight but the load applied when an object reaches the limits of the fall protection--I believe---as far as tying off to it--oh hell no--it is not "man rated", like a lift tie off...
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    Cut the conduit low enough so that a coupling is...

    Cut the conduit low enough so that a coupling is used to be level with finished grade--then insert a short length of pipe with a cap on it---when ready for use pull out the capped pipe and install...
  9. Thread: CPVC

    by RichB
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    We use it all the time --there is a special...

    We use it all the time --there is a special coupler designed for HDPE to PCV--it is kinda a screw on press fit for the HDPE side as the solvent in PVC glue will soften and ruin the HDPE--with a...
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    If anyone is interested I have a really cool...

    If anyone is interested I have a really cool customizable slide rule that lives in the task bar--PM me and I'll send the link to you
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    I had to start using a slide rule again as I...

    I had to start using a slide rule again as I found I was losing the ability to do the math in my head--having a harder and harder time keeping track of places and decimals--so drop the calculator...
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    Also--Make sure you keep them separate from the...

    Also--Make sure you keep them separate from the right hand bits--otherwise you will find that the kids got into your bits and then tossed one tiny(1/16)bit in with the loose small bits you just keep...
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    Grainger--McMaster-Carr--most any of the larger...

    Grainger--McMaster-Carr--most any of the larger places like that have them or can get them--or as mgookin says--google
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    :lol:Absolutly Charlie!!!--I grew up on a small...

    :lol:Absolutly Charlie!!!--I grew up on a small farm in Montana--and some of the OSHA stuff I have seen that pertains to that environment these days--- :jawdrop:----unbelievable!!
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    I am surprised that none of you "more...

    I am surprised that none of you "more experienced"(read older) engineer types haven't responded to this so I must --

    THIS is a slip stick :angel:
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    See 314.28 to start with

    See 314.28 to start with
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    :roll:right between the ears

    :roll:right between the ears
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    need to get one or the other of these:p--I prefer...

    need to get one or the other of these:p--I prefer the 270 but the 28 fits in a shirt pocket better!!
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    Everything augie said--I get 6.7 volts drop--so...

    Everything augie said--I get 6.7 volts drop--so call it 7
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    I am willing to bet we have a terminology:? thing...

    I am willing to bet we have a terminology:? thing going on here--Sounds like the OP is talking about the BC but calling a "Feeder" because it is "feeding" power to the A/C
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    I agree--I just cringe a bit because I have had...

    I agree--I just cringe a bit because I have had Journey level electricians try and tell me things like,,"It doesn't work that way--just look at a valve" when talking about open and closed on a...
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    I hate doing this comparison, but-:ashamed1:-a...

    I hate doing this comparison, but-:ashamed1:-a volt is analogous to pressure in a water hose, it is what "Pushes" the electrons through the wire like pressure pushes the water through a hose
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    That's how I read it--

    That's how I read it--
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    If you decide to go the drill and easy-out on the...

    If you decide to go the drill and easy-out on the old screws--use left hand drill bits--a lot of times they will just back the old scew out and no need to use easy out or a tap.
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    My two cents worth-and this is not a rant--just...

    My two cents worth-and this is not a rant--just an observation and gut feeling---Those questions feel like test or homework--I believe George and mgookin answered appropriately--nothing there to get...
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