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  1. true--I should have specified that we ALWAYS...

    true--I should have specified that we ALWAYS phased our conductors at each termination point and in situations where there could be confusion (like the above)--and we ALWAYS used Red-Blue-Black for...
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    :?flifk??:roll:I don't find that in any of my job...

    :?flifk??:roll:I don't find that in any of my job sight slang or DICNAVAB (Dictionary of Naval Abbreviations):thumbsup: Thanks for the giggle this morning!!
  3. ditto , ditto---used to do it all the time, if...

    ditto , ditto---used to do it all the time, if there was a neutral buss we used it--if not,,,,--you want to read to Neutral and not ground--poke a tip through the insulation--as has been stated--it...
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    ok-- 1. You need a new pole as the flange is...

    ok--

    1. You need a new pole as the flange is broken--no way around that--it will be cheaper than any "fix"
    2. You could try and bend them back upright
    A. We have done that using both a...
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    Sure can--work fine -- last long time, as long as...

    Sure can--work fine -- last long time, as long as you have a poco neutral
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    Old railroad shop in Montana still had 3 phase...

    Old railroad shop in Montana still had 3 phase 480volt k&t--wish now I had gotten some pics
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    I like the keyword index

    I like the keyword index
  8. Nope no help!!

    Nope no help!!
  9. My work laptop--Dell Latitude w/ Win7--sometimes...

    My work laptop--Dell Latitude w/ Win7--sometimes I get the pics and sometimes not--It doesn't even show the little icon for a pic or any evidence that someone even posted a pic
  10. No pIcs again!! What is going on?? Sometimes I...

    No pIcs again!! What is going on?? Sometimes I get the pics other times nothing!!!
  11. No pic shows up for me

    No pic shows up for me
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    Ok let's take these one at a time 1. A...

    Ok let's take these one at a time

    1. A magnetic starter starts the motor by connecting it across the line.
    this causes no damage to the motor, however in cases where there is a large...
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    Even after reading all these I am still torn--If...

    Even after reading all these I am still torn--If I have a pond on my property and use it for swimming do I need to ground/bond it--the "pond" in question has been there for 40 plus years and used to...
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    We cut them off-use a grinder w/ cut-off wheel or...

    We cut them off-use a grinder w/ cut-off wheel or porta-band-Level and final tighten first then cut--remember to leave at least 2 threads above the nut and then spray with a cold galvanizing paint
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    :happyno:Depends on which way you're going!:dunce:

    :happyno:Depends on which way you're going!:dunce:
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    Hmm My thoughts are : Only the government...

    Hmm My thoughts are :

    Only the government would cut a foot off the top of the blanket and sew it to the bottom,,,,and then say "Look a longer blanket."

    This IS NOT to be taken...
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    That is exactly, almost word for word the board...

    That is exactly, almost word for word the board used--Then after ten years and being up for Chief (E-7) I got out and put it to good use in the heavy industrial side of things

    Oh boy do they--a...
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    I found that my Navy time--Electrician's...

    I found that my Navy time--Electrician's Mate--same as OP it seems--Didn't count for much--I was given very little credit towards hours because "it is to narrow and USN Shipboard wiring is too...
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    SAAAAA-LUTE!!!:p Thanks for the service...

    SAAAAA-LUTE!!!:p

    Thanks for the service Commander!

    EM1 USN 10 years
  20. Thread: ENERGIZED WORK

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    Been there done that!!!:ohmy: My wife comes and...

    Been there done that!!!:ohmy: My wife comes and starts talking to me when I am changing out a switch or a recept--asks me if that is hot and if I pull back she knows it is--well she just keeps on...
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    That's a good question--and it gets me...

    That's a good question--and it gets me thinking--if I am adding breaker to a panel in the house--do I need to shut off the main just to snap a breaker into place--or if I am terminating to and...
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    in re post #25---I agree with mwm1752 as he...

    in re post #25---I agree with mwm1752 as he states in response to post 25 that the recept in the outlet is still part of the branch circuit and as it is exposed on the face and NOT completely...
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    Green highlight to me means that you must protect...

    Green highlight to me means that you must protect those areas with AFCI and the second highlight means that you will install and AFCI recep in the first outlet--that means that if there is only one...
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    http://forums.mikeholt.com/images/misc/quote_icon....

    http://forums.mikeholt.com/images/misc/quote_icon.png Originally Posted by cowboyjwc http://forums.mikeholt.com/images/buttons/viewpost-right.png I never say "because that's what I want"...
  25. LOL--Reminds me of a friend who wanted to put an...

    LOL--Reminds me of a friend who wanted to put an electric clothes dryer on his porch and asked me to look at his wiring (belonged to a co-op and did his own wiring)--got there and he had run...
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