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    that is cool.... welcome to the forum.

    that is cool.... welcome to the forum.
  2. it seems that you sound a little bitter. as...

    it seems that you sound a little bitter.

    as this is an electrical forum, i'll try to keep on topic.
    electrical energy has a component of frequency.

    frequency, in sound, for the sake of...
  3. three years ago, i did the bare bones business...

    three years ago, i did the bare bones business weekend deal.

    ellen rohr provides it. it costs $10. this weekend would be an excellent one to
    do it, in keeping with independence day, and all.
    ...
  4. Thread: Local 363

    by Fulthrotl
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    you just done Mr. Van Arsdale proud.... ;-)

    you just done Mr. Van Arsdale proud.... ;-)
  5. Thread: Bundling??

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    back when, it was common for a 2x6 chase to be...

    back when, it was common for a 2x6 chase to be framed to the front of the house, and all the cables bundled
    with strapping made from romex jacket, and everything bundled nice and tight. the...
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    in america? surely, you jest. in america, people...

    in america? surely, you jest. in america, people steal gas by syphoning it out of vehicles with shop vacs.
    i'm not making this shit up. honest.

    i've never seen anything like that, anywhere.
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    farther back that that, but yeah, i believe it...

    farther back that that, but yeah, i believe it was for lightning protection.

    the entire issue seems to be people in rubber tired vehicles
    touching a grounded pedestal. all kinds of people,...
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    hell, i never saw those.... a good idea, but i...

    hell, i never saw those.... a good idea, but i tend to think that anyone
    dumb enough to stuff MC into a box without a fitting isn't likely to think
    ahead about having something like that handy.
    ...
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    certain LED retrofit units have hairballs with...

    certain LED retrofit units have hairballs with select dimmers.
    i'd try switching the dimmer and see if that improves things.

    what i've found that will generally dim most anything, is a
    lutron...
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    drops here are a third of that, including...

    drops here are a third of that, including termination and certification.

    a flat rate of $125 ~ $175 is pretty common.
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    i've seen some problems with the hybrid cable......

    i've seen some problems with the hybrid cable...
    dunno whose, but they had opens in the 10 volt pair....

    above a hard lid. :(

    nLight and cat 5, baby..... it's about the best stuff i've seen....
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    now that you mention it..... :rant:

    now that you mention it..... :rant:
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    well, you can't fix stupid. the decision was...

    well, you can't fix stupid.

    the decision was made by someone with only theoretical experience in
    electrical work. and 'cause "this is the way the entire plant is" becomes
    the reason in and of...
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    if i was looking to make a living at this, i'd be...

    if i was looking to make a living at this, i'd be looking at composite cameras,
    that make a hybrid image.
    ...
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    where can i find UV rated opinions?

    where can i find UV rated opinions?
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    well, this is a 1,200 amp panel with more packed...

    well, this is a 1,200 amp panel with more packed
    into it than normal.... there is 1/16" inch on each side
    of the pipes coming up.... and getting the wire where
    it needed to go required some...
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    plumb, square, and true apply in either photo.

    plumb, square, and true apply in either photo.
  18. wellll... unless you have ties on all breakers...

    wellll... unless you have ties on all breakers serving a common neutral,
    opening them all, you can't share a neutral.

    so, put breaker ties on the breakers, and then you are good to go.
    i've had...
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    i've got a 1 hp one sitting in the garage for...

    i've got a 1 hp one sitting in the garage for when i put the pool back into service....
    takes single phase, and runs a three phase motor off it, with full controls... i think
    i paid about $175 or...
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    these are generic ilsco AL9CU listed fittings....

    these are generic ilsco AL9CU listed fittings. for inside wiring, not overhead.

    i've done hypress on overhead aluminum, and the dies, lugs, butt splices
    and whatnot are a lot different...
    ...
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    i have a squeeze bottle of each.... burndy makes...

    i have a squeeze bottle of each.... burndy makes both,
    and lordy, they are 'spensive. about $30 each for 4 ounce bottles.

    i needed them to resolve a switchgear issue i had with POCO.
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    it comes inside of al9cu hypress fittings, with a...

    it comes inside of al9cu hypress fittings, with a plastic cap to keep
    goo inside, and dirt outside. they must think it's important. seems
    to be more of a waterproofing grease than an antioxidant.
    ...
  23. you noted an unsafe condition, and reported it to...

    you noted an unsafe condition, and reported it to the powers that be.
    the powers that be made a yada, yada, yada noise and went back to
    their nap.

    short of rewiring it yourself, i'd say you are...
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    well, a 20 amp branch circuit breaker isn't going...

    well, a 20 amp branch circuit breaker isn't going to shut off
    an entire building for two seconds. the inrush on start up is
    appropriate in relationship to the running current, but it
    depends on...
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    yeah, they really do... i was looking for my old...

    yeah, they really do... i was looking for my old 1920's substation photos, and i can't find them anywhere... :weeping:
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