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    well, their hardware is coax based, so that is...

    well, their hardware is coax based, so that is what you pull....
    i'd upsell the customer to add two cat 6 lines with each cable
    you pull, so when they flush this bozo late 80's architecture, they...
  2. Poll: and a backhoe.

    and a backhoe.
  3. Poll: i protest. there was not an option to work it hot...

    i protest. there was not an option to work it hot wearing flip flops.
  4. Thread: 1/2" SS EMT

    by Fulthrotl
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    you mentioned this one a while ago.... when they...

    you mentioned this one a while ago.... when they care enough to spend the very most..... :p

    well, any time you move past the engineer to a lighting consultant, and a colorist,
    you might as well...
  5. Thread: 1/2" SS EMT

    by Fulthrotl
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    no, it is not.

    no, it is not.
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    concrete dairy floor, i'm assuming? little...

    concrete dairy floor, i'm assuming? little electric zoom boom, just change out one at a time?
    and if you can schedule it for the "reduced flies and vermin" season, and remember to breathe
    thru your...
  7. Thread: Am I Crazy?

    by Fulthrotl
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    'mkay...... i looked at your profile.... you are...

    'mkay...... i looked at your profile.... you are 38.... i'm 58, and just finished working saturday and sunday....
    monday, i'm pulling 3/0, tues. i'm in plan check, and wed i start three 4" GRC...
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    i'd guess it depends on the profit on the...

    i'd guess it depends on the profit on the fixtures. is there enough money in this to warrant the trouble?
    the good thing is that the reduction of power means there won't be any recircuiting, as the...
  9. good shot. you could have put together a number,...

    good shot. you could have put together a number, and turned it in,
    and prayed you didn't get the job.

    this thing will get shopped to every high and low voltage contractor
    in range. the only way...
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    doubled strut is still only 3 1/4". there is...

    doubled strut is still only 3 1/4".
    there is deep strut that is 2 1/2" deep, but i have never seen deeper.

    did the engineer want it made out of unobtanium, as well?
  11. Thread: 1/2" SS EMT

    by Fulthrotl
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    i've used 1/2" schedule 40 stainless conduit....

    i've used 1/2" schedule 40 stainless conduit.
    bends normally. a chicago bender is a nice touch.
    threads fine. use a spray cutting lube make for stainless.

    now, i've got a rigid bender for tube,...
  12. Thread: Am I Crazy?

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    seeing as you asked.... i'd do side stuff, time...

    seeing as you asked.... i'd do side stuff, time permitting, and not
    strain a brand new marriage. if you want to know what a bad marriage
    feels like, have your wife have to support both of you, if...
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    well, it's not load then. so what can trip a...

    well, it's not load then. so what can trip a thermal breaker without current flow thru it,
    while you are standing there looking at it?

    short of going over the hedge to paranormal activity, i'm...
  14. he told you to replace them, and he'd pay for it....

    he told you to replace them, and he'd pay for it. now, if it isn't in writing,
    then his integrity is the only thing you have to work with.

    it's possible a mistake was made, and it was filed by...
  15. well, i'd a passed on giving something like this,...

    well, i'd a passed on giving something like this, but you are already there.....:blink:

    i'd limit my remarks to a safety course, so that someone armed with your
    information knows how to look at...
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    i'd been an apprentice about 2 months, when i...

    i'd been an apprentice about 2 months, when i came home, and a breaker had tripped....
    so i went out and turned it on, standing off to one side. a nice big gout of flame came around the
    breaker...
  17. $11k is a good start, add the $1k of dead copper...

    $11k is a good start, add the $1k of dead copper you pull out, and it might just be a push.
    a 3R gutter, some hypress and cold shrink, and some wire.

    the other half of the run is the wild card,...
  18. +1... liquidated damages, the wild card. ...

    +1... liquidated damages, the wild card.

    here's my take on it. you have damaged conductors in a pipe. the wire was good when it
    was pulled in. some boneheaded install damaged it. the same...
  19. calif has a $10k bond. first thing i'd do is file...

    calif has a $10k bond. first thing i'd do is file a claim on it, immediately.

    10k won't repull it, but it's a start. then you sue him civilly for the remainder.
    calif has a $5k limit on small...
  20. well, progress marches on, i suppose.....

    "Currently we do not have any certified acceptance technician contractors and technicians in the system."

    haven't heard anything back from them yet... i suspect they are pretty badly buried under...
  21. "any insulation damage that requires you to use...

    "any insulation damage that requires you to use goop, popsicle sticks, and scraps of old insulation to effect a repair is unacceptable."

    thhn, xhhw, thw, all have a W for "waterproof". fine. what...
  22. ok... round two is over.... it was mentioned that...

    ok... round two is over.... it was mentioned that this bozo does not use licensed electricians.

    i'd be filing a complaint at CSLB, the department of labor, his bonding company,
    but i'd probably...
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    don't cut the tap, and feed each end to a...

    don't cut the tap, and feed each end to a disconnect.
  24. Poll: well, there is a curvy line with an arrow on one...

    well, there is a curvy line with an arrow on one end of it on most prints.
    that indicates it goes back to the panel.

    if it isn't pointing towards the panel, then it's pointing towards the load....
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    $7.72 per square ft. i'll do it for that.... best...

    $7.72 per square ft. i'll do it for that.... best and final offer.
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