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    you can work something live if it is more...

    you can work something live if it is more dangerous to life and property to turn it off.
    you still need appropriate PPE, etc.

    there really isn't any other allowed situations, iirc.
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    well, those charts were based on research data...

    well, those charts were based on research data that may be inaccurate.
    if you think about it, how long ago was the original data produced, and
    how many people have used it without question? once...
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    solid conductors with one of these? eww. to make...

    solid conductors with one of these? eww. to make it even better,
    let's put it in the middle of a 70' run of 1/2" pipe.

    i've never used them more than a handful of times. they seemed
    more trouble...
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    i had a 2' x 2' x 18" deep j box under a panel,...

    i had a 2' x 2' x 18" deep j box under a panel, and had to
    move the panel out from the wall so the face of the panel
    was flush with the front of the j box.
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    perhaps if you bent an offset so the pipe laid...

    perhaps if you bent an offset so the pipe laid against the stucco, and mounted it with one hole straps or minnies?
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    you are stuck with the maximum possible wattage...

    you are stuck with the maximum possible wattage you can put in that fixture.

    dunno if this would work for you, but if you use a LED fixture
    that draws 12 watts, then 12 watts is what you calc...
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    it is a popular phrase. "speak now or forever...

    it is a popular phrase.

    "speak now or forever hold your peace" from the standard
    boiler plate marriage vows comes to mind.
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    what happens in the ditch, stays in the ditch.

    what happens in the ditch, stays in the ditch.
  9. what part do you love about this? his criticism...

    what part do you love about this?
    his criticism of you, or recycling stuff?
    or him asking you to give him your material so he doesn't have to buy any?
    i always like that, when i have it done to...
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    looks like the contact is smoked. take one with...

    looks like the contact is smoked. take one with you, and change it out,
    and i suspect the problem will go away.

    if the contact is giving as poor a connection as it looks like you have,
    then the...
  11. natural gas peakers are pretty common. i've...

    natural gas peakers are pretty common. i've worked on a couple
    of them outside bakersfield, calif. combined cycle units.

    a huge gas turbine, with immediate throttle response, and a
    massive heat...
  12. the prints i'm seeing lately have voltage drop...

    the prints i'm seeing lately have voltage drop calcs on them.
    they don't make it thru plan check without them, according
    to my engineer... and it used to be you had 5% total, and
    you could have 3%...
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    most any commercial LED fixture is gonna have...

    most any commercial LED fixture is gonna have 0-10 volt controls on it.
    there is daylight harvesting to consider in a lot of situations, and not having
    0-10 means your horse isn't in the race.
  14. Thread: 2"EMT

    by Fulthrotl
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    no, they are swaged in a carbide die before...

    no, they are swaged in a carbide die before putting the jacket on.

    and it's a fraction of the energy that would be required to swage copper.
  15. Thread: 2"EMT

    by Fulthrotl
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    well, there's an app for that...... 2" emt,...

    well, there's an app for that......

    2" emt, with thhn.... four 4/0 and one #4 comes out at 35.3% on the app,
    but it'll calc the difference between sch. 40, sch. 80, emt, and ent, so sometimes...
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    and removing the insert will void the UL listing....

    and removing the insert will void the UL listing. skin the romex,
    stuff it thru till the jacket hits the screen, and tighten the screws.

    i don't normally use those for romex. halex makes a...
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    nikola tesla, eat your heart out..... i kinda...

    nikola tesla, eat your heart out.....

    i kinda like it myself.... to the OP, if it really is a public safety hazard,
    i'll remove it.... i'd like to put it over my jacuzzi...... it'll be safe...
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    i've got one wholesale house i buy from. the only...

    i've got one wholesale house i buy from. the only time i'll buy something somewhere else,
    if if it's more trouble for him to get than it's worth it.

    i wouldn't have been able to grow my business...
  19. well, it looks funky, but it's not a code...

    well, it looks funky, but it's not a code violation.
    just a sensibilities violation.
  20. it's funny... if you google that, you end up...

    it's funny... if you google that, you end up right back here, 13 years ago.

    http://www.mikeholt.com/forum/Forum1/HTML/003766.html
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    well, this is the fourth one in a row on caution...

    well, this is the fourth one in a row on caution with a partner.....

    if you can figure out how to pull in $4m a year without losing money on it,
    then rock on.

    most millionaires have been...
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    if they want something less fugly looking, i'd...

    if they want something less fugly looking, i'd
    find a 6" deep junction box, and run all of
    them thru that. put the pipe on 1 5/8" strut,
    and you need 8X the diameter of the pipe, so
    the box needs...
  23. that's where my head went.... what i really,...

    that's where my head went....

    what i really, really wish, is that there was a blanket guarantee i could sign,
    and wear a signed, notarized one, silkscreened onto my work shirts, that
    says i hold...
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    so these are universal voltage drivers? one...

    so these are universal voltage drivers?
    one single hot wire, not different ones for different voltages?
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    i'm not ire'd, i just come this way... :p:p ...

    i'm not ire'd, i just come this way... :p:p

    and there is no official determination anywhere to the best of my knowledge,
    that is using disorganized labor as prevailing wage.

    nobody, organized...
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