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    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist"...

    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist" is?:roll:
  2. Ditto--seems everyplace is different--have worked...

    Ditto--seems everyplace is different--have worked in places that didn't require anything--just left it to the tech to decide
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    LOL--I think the NEC "implied" it and then we as...

    LOL--I think the NEC "implied" it and then we as users "inferred" it!! :happyno::blink:
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    ok--I don't--I think--:? Let's see if I can...

    ok--I don't--I think--:?

    Let's see if I can explain it a bit better

    It sounds like the same thing--If you bond the LPS and service grounding together to minimize the potential between them--I...
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    Thanks!! That makes sense--Next question now...

    Thanks!! That makes sense--Next question now is,,,,

    Is this a smart thing to do?---I mean we are trying to direct the energy in a lightening event to ground to dissipate the affects on the system...
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    Thanks!! That is what I was thinking--you know...

    Thanks!!

    That is what I was thinking--you know kinda obvious--but then obvious is not always correct
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    Lightening Protection

    Ok Just got straightened out on LPS and Grounding--Now the question is--Here is the appropriate point to bond LPS and Grounding Electrode system---Do you bring the LPS into the premise and bond at...
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    Ahh Thanks Dennis and cuba-- I think that last...

    Ahh Thanks Dennis and cuba-- I think that last sentence is what he may have said in the DVD--that a LPS can not be used as the sole grounding electrode system--I'll try and find the DVD again to...
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    Huh--In the DVD's at one point Mike mentions...

    Huh--In the DVD's at one point Mike mentions that the grounding electrode system can not use any of the lightening protection system -- Wouldn't bonding them together be considered as using the...
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    Next silly question

    Geez folks--I think I have the Old Timers Disease:roll:---Where does it say that your Grounding System and Lightening Protection Systems can't be connected together--I believe what it states is that...
  11. Thread: Split bolts

    by RichB
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    Thanks for the answers guys--Got it worked...

    Thanks for the answers guys--Got it worked out--they are using DB rated -- so it's not a problem
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    Heard a story relating to Boeing--When they were...

    Heard a story relating to Boeing--When they were first playing with a monocoque fuselage panels for the soon to be B-17 the panels would more often than not get stuck in the forming dies--Had all the...
  13. Thread: Split bolts

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    Thanks Don--Just wanted to make sure I wasn't...

    Thanks Don--Just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing something

    Rich
  14. Thread: Split bolts

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    Split bolts

    Morning all,

    Ok, did a search and can't find anything about where it says that split bolts, specifically, can not be used below grade or that they must be used as listed other than 110.14(B)---am...
  15. tobyfootball, All the above is excellent...

    tobyfootball,

    All the above is excellent advice. TO cherry pick I would say, to me, that verbal and written communications skills are very important, especially as you move along in your career....
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    Something I have run into--are you using...

    Something I have run into--are you using replaceable link fuses and not torqueing the caps on--Worked at one place that the previous electricians had just grabbed the fuses and "spun them tight" by...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
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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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