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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...

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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
3. Thread: Does my megger work?

by RichB
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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:

4. Thread: Theory homework question turining into a disaster.

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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. Thread: Termination Temperature Rating & Upsizing Ground

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Kinda like a pondcutor but comes first...

Kinda like a pondcutor but comes first alphabetically:ashamed:
6. Thread: Is it safe to hook my harness into this loop?

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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!
7. Thread: Is it safe to hook my harness into this loop?

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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...

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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...
10. Thread: tell me it isn't so

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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
11. Thread: tell me it isn't so

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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...
12. Thread: pole light access cover replacement

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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...
13. Thread: pole light access cover replacement

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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
14. Thread: tell me it isn't so

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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!!
15. Thread: tell me it isn't so

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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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17. Thread: How many LED lights can you put on a circuit?

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:roll:right between the ears

:roll:right between the ears
18. Thread: How many LED lights can you put on a circuit?

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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
20. Thread: Can You Tap 120V Off a 208V Circuit?

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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
21. Thread: Volts and electrical potential energy?

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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...
22. Thread: Volts and electrical potential energy?

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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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24. Thread: pole light access cover replacement

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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.