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  1. In addition to the question above, why even mess...

    In addition to the question above, why even mess with a light source whose time has been long gone?
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    My guess is that they are switching the neutral...

    My guess is that they are switching the neutral with the ungrounded conductors.
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    Have two threads asking the same question. ...

    Have two threads asking the same question.


    http://forums.mikeholt.com/showthread.php?t=170444


    I can't answer as any comment from me would be bullpucky. :D Since have no experience w/ the...
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    Learn something every day one of the things I...

    Learn something every day one of the things I like about this place, had never seen them & always thought that was the case so someone could not cobble together 3 single pole breakers for a 240V 3...
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    My point was but did not articulate it , was that...

    My point was but did not articulate it , was that every manufacturer makes handle ties most or all of them were intended for 2 pole breakers, not 3 pole.
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    I can only think of two instances where handle...

    I can only think of two instances where handle ties that would work to together 3 poles , & in those cases they are no longer made as a accessory, Cutler-Hammer type CH* had plastic sandalwood...
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    I actually prefer the method shown in the OP's...

    I actually prefer the method shown in the OP's photo, even do it w/ MC (after stripping enough conductor of course) it seem to me a little cleaner way to do it.
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    Isn't 8 AWG & larger conductors required to be...

    Isn't 8 AWG & larger conductors required to be stranded? 310.106(C)
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    I look at 'Utilitech' as a brand to leave alone,...

    I look at 'Utilitech' as a brand to leave alone, in same manner as the skull & crossbones. Southwire tools are mostly ChiCom, for that reason alone going to pass on buying any.
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    Slater "Hi Tech" spelling may be wrong though,...

    Slater "Hi Tech" spelling may be wrong though, used those switches & receptacles in a couple of houses back in the 80's, did not like them.
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    A bit off topic but ever since I cut a what...

    A bit off topic but ever since I cut a what thought was a sprinkler line to get it out of the way while repairing a broken line & found it had a 14/2 UF in it, since then I have a really bad attitude...
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    I tried to edit my post but had issues w/ the...

    I tried to edit my post but had issues w/ the WiFi so the window for editing closed, it is a 1960's era CH loadcenter, not just a early one. Sad thing it's the last decent line left, all competitive...
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    It is a early 1960's Cutler-Hammer CH load center...

    It is a early 1960's Cutler-Hammer CH load center uses type CH breakers.
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    How can a 30A receptacle be placed on a 50A...

    How can a 30A receptacle be placed on a 50A circuit? Just a question that has had me curious because was always under the assumption that 30A was 30A OCP max & a 50A was either 40 or 50A OCP.
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    From the looks of it that cabinet has a melamine...

    From the looks of it that cabinet has a melamine finish, which means a particle board substrate, & we all know what happens when "wood products" like particle board or MDF get wet. As others have...
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    If the NEC or other code required a specific...

    If the NEC or other code required a specific NRTL, Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory, like UL, the lawsuits would be filed like crazy. I would think it would have to be listed by a NRTL, which...
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    I have a corded Milwaukee deep cut band saw (...

    I have a corded Milwaukee deep cut band saw ( made pre Milwaukee ChiCom ownership), and a Milwaukee 18V model, like them both but the 18V is the go to tool just because of being ready to use if the...
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    Anyone who comes after you should be thankful...

    Anyone who comes after you should be thankful there are no surprises in the future. Critters/creatures/insects don't belong in there.
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    If the location is allowed by the NEC, what about...

    If the location is allowed by the NEC, what about flat cable under carpet squares?
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    The bus stabs are similar, the width of the CH &...

    The bus stabs are similar, the width of the CH & QO frame breakers are the same, the only difference is the way they attach to the rail. Not a example of good workmanship in the OP's photo, the rust...
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    3-wire is acceptable for existing installations,...

    3-wire is acceptable for existing installations, installations done since the adoption of the 1996 NEC are required to be 4-wire, it was a change long overdue.
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    For a crazy price on a high AIC breaker, found...

    For a crazy price on a high AIC breaker, found this by accident, odd place to be selling them too.


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    One reason I like recessed w/ shower trims on...

    One reason I like recessed w/ shower trims on them, simple, & enclosed,+ out of the way.
  24. Our host here offers study materials, get it, &...

    Our host here offers study materials, get it, & hit the books when it arrives.


    http://www.mikeholt.com/
  25. Thread: soup wells

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    Are they cord & plug connected or hard wired? ...

    Are they cord & plug connected or hard wired? Would a serving line be classified as a kitchen? Or is a kitchen defined as a place where food is prepared? The last two questions are for the members...
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