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  1. Thread: Job tracking

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    invoices 2 go is what i use... it has a bunch of...

    invoices 2 go is what i use... it has a bunch of different modules.... give it a shot.
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    Wiha makes some of the best stuff i've seen......

    Wiha makes some of the best stuff i've seen... german, 'spensive.... good....

    http://www.wihatools.com/indexes/indx_ballhex.htm
    their small screwdrivers can't be beat.

    most electronics stores...
  3. as well he should have.... i can't tell you the...

    as well he should have.... i can't tell you the times i've needed a spare breaker
    in a live panel, only to find they have all been taken by people like your
    thoughtless, insensitive coworker.
    ...
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    ilsco makes a finger lug that is copper /...

    ilsco makes a finger lug that is copper / aluminum rated, a hypress solution
    i use on all my aluminum feeders. the pin coming out the end is either concentric,
    or offset so they can be rolled for...
  5. i'm giggling as well.... got another call from a...

    i'm giggling as well.... got another call from a general contractor,
    about -AT certification... it seems, based on what is unfolding
    with this, that i've got three GC's who do a lot of retail...
  6. aluminum does not weight that much..... but no...

    aluminum does not weight that much..... but no ground? 3 hots, 1 neutral, no ground?

    i have pulled recently 250MCM aluminum that distance, actually a bit farther.
    here's my experience:
    ...
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    the irony is, at the recycler i use, they will...

    the irony is, at the recycler i use, they will issue a check, or provide cash, in $100 bills. you can walk in there
    with any amount up to $200,000 in scrap, and they can give cash on the spot. if...
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    shoulda chopped up the trailer as well... maybe...

    shoulda chopped up the trailer as well... maybe he needed it for more scrap collecting. not every doner supplies a trailer like that... it is a thoughtful touch, i will admit.
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    if the pipe is over 2' long, you have derating to...

    if the pipe is over 2' long, you have derating to consider.

    thru the block wall? that's bullshit. if you have an inspector
    that has bunched undies about this, get a 3R or better grade
    of 4X4"...
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    yep. it's not a crackhead with rubbermaid gloves...

    yep. it's not a crackhead with rubbermaid gloves and pruning shears cutting out live 480.....

    i've replaced stuff that was obviously stolen by a sparky. the oddest one was 1,000' of 500 MCM
    that...
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    to be honest, i'd keep all three companies...

    to be honest, i'd keep all three companies separate and "pack hunt"
    stuff that is too big for one shop to handle alone. work it out on a job by job basis.

    this way, everyone keeps their labor...
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    i misunderstood..... this was copper that you...

    i misunderstood..... this was copper that
    you are repulling with aluminum? disregard
    the earlier post.
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    if the conductors are energized, you could put a...

    if the conductors are energized, you could put a supervisory alarm on the service
    to notify you when the power went off.

    don't take this the wrong way....... but...... when troubleshooting any...
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    short of getting the current rating from the...

    short of getting the current rating from the poco, there is little you can do
    to calculate this. residential services, there is a smaller can feeding a number
    of occupancies, usually. this cuts the...
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    120 volt DC control voltage in the refineries, in...

    120 volt DC control voltage in the refineries, in my experience,
    hurts a lot more than 120 volts AC.
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    well, that is most likely why it worked for him....

    well, that is most likely why it worked for him.

    old people often are less conductive. drier skin, etc.
    when i was an apprentice, i had an old journeyman who measured
    voltage like that.... he...
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    new code is 2% feeders, 3% branch circuits. are...

    new code is 2% feeders, 3% branch circuits. are you calcing drop to a panel?

    if the block heaters were 208 and you could use a 208 volt 3 wire panel, this would
    work better for you. the 120 volts...
  18. hm. knob and tube..... 1930's. hm. bell,...

    hm. knob and tube..... 1930's.
    hm. bell, calif..... need covering fire getting to and from truck.

    "COVER ME... I'M GOING OUT FOR ANOTHER ROLL OF ROMEX!!!"

    oh, nevermind.... they just stole the...
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    there is nothing we could say that would come...

    there is nothing we could say that would come close
    to what you are saying to you, about you. so we won't even try.

    there is a corollary to ohm's law that goes like this:

    P = D * W * .00187 *...
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    duh. correct, of course. the round fan rated...

    duh. correct, of course.

    the round fan rated box wins for me then...
    put it up with two 1/4"-20 redheads, and with
    any luck, you can hit a post tension cable in the
    concrete, and have big fun!...
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    assuming the ceiling is furred with 2x4's laid...

    assuming the ceiling is furred with 2x4's laid flat...

    4s box shot to ceiling. as it's load bearing, i'd hammer drill it, and
    use red head anchors....
    1/2" 3O ring gives you flush with finished...
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    yeah, but the timing is a bit early for the blow...

    yeah, but the timing is a bit early for the blow dryer stress load, however.

    in LA, if you are working in a substation at LADWP, about 8:15am,
    everyone goes outside the control building, and...
  23. if i give you the work, will you deduct the...

    if i give you the work, will you deduct the itemization charge off the bill?



    i see that you have rough in at $1,317.00

    if i help you by drilling holes in the wood, will you knock off $500?...
  24. here' s how i answer this question when it is...

    here' s how i answer this question when it is posed here:

    add a third to the price you were going give before they asked you the question.

    as to how long it will take, i just answered that...
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    yep... UTP works fine for that.... i use cat 6,...

    yep... UTP works fine for that.... i use cat 6, and if i have a heavy load, i
    parallel them..... sometimes they get a little warm, it seems...
    but no noise at all.....

    learned this trick from a...
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