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    I prefer those made by Miller--Specs out same as...

    I prefer those made by Miller--Specs out same as SALA--and this lanyard

    MILLER BY HONEYWELLRetractable Lanyard, 10 ft., Polyester WebRetractable Lanyard,10 ft.,Polyester Web
    Item # 36WA07
    Mfr....
  2. Thread: effective ground

    by RichB
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    I agree!!!--We had a 480V Single Phase service...

    I agree!!!--We had a 480V Single Phase service panel supplying lighting loads--At times it would be in 2 feet of water --completely covering the contactors and the lights and photo cell worked...
  3. Thread: contradiction

    by RichB
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    Simple--Take a wire and stick it in one side of...

    Simple--Take a wire and stick it in one side of the receptacle then stuff the other end into the other side--if, after the flash and bang, nothing else happens then it works--If it keeps sizzling and...
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    Call around for KROIL--We get it in aerosol form...

    Call around for KROIL--We get it in aerosol form here from Tacoma Screw. Some automotive places have it also--It's all I use--even use it for cleaning guns when there is a lotr of leading or copper...
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    We have tried other fixture manufacturers--but...

    We have tried other fixture manufacturers--but always seem to wind up back with GE--120 or so years ago GE said--"let's build a great light" and they have--then they said "Let's screw everything...
  6. Looks like the trash can is in violation...

    Looks like the trash can is in violation though--:rant:
  7. Thread: Hand holes

    by RichB
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    I prefer the heavy wall heat shrink with sealer ...

    I prefer the heavy wall heat shrink with sealer followed by the scotch cast---also two wraps of 33 over the splice prior to sealing
  8. Thread: earth resistance

    by RichB
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    maybe somewhere in Yellowstone--what with all the...

    maybe somewhere in Yellowstone--what with all the minerals in the ground,,,,,
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    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist"...

    :huh:Just wondering what a "teated joist" is?:roll:
  10. 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...
  19. 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...
  21. Thread: Split bolts

    by RichB
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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
  22. Thread: Split bolts

    by RichB
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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...
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    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...
  25. 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...
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