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    If you decide to go the drill and easy-out on the...

    If you decide to go the drill and easy-out on the old screws--use left hand drill bits--a lot of times they will just back the old scew out and no need to use easy out or a tap.
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    My two cents worth-and this is not a rant--just...

    My two cents worth-and this is not a rant--just an observation and gut feeling---Those questions feel like test or homework--I believe George and mgookin answered appropriately--nothing there to get...
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    we use to use wedge anchors but then our...

    we use to use wedge anchors but then our Engineering guys decided to just pre-empt any trouble with break out along edges-- so all we use now are epoxy anchors
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    :thumbsup: to both the above!

    :thumbsup: to both the above!
  5. Thread: Signs

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    Poll: hmmmm You two make some great points--but until...

    hmmmm You two make some great points--but until there is further clarification of intent --- I think I will still have to stand by my original thoughts--that if the branch circuit or feeder is run...
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    After reading 250.94--Even though 110 says...

    After reading 250.94--Even though 110 says communication systems article 250.94 does not specify a particular system-- just other systems -- My belief is that the ISB was/is provided for all other...
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    250.94 (4) At the service equipment, be ...

    250.94

    (4) At the service equipment, be securely mounted and
    electrically connected to an enclosure for the service equipment, to the meter enclosure, or to an
    exposed nonflexible...
  8. Thread: Signs

    by RichB
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    Poll: ok here's how I read it-- The disconnecting...

    ok here's how I read it--

    The disconnecting means (switch) must be in sight of the sign and lockable--

    If it has an external electronic or electro-magnetic controller then the if the...
  9. Thread: Dialysis Clinic

    by RichB
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    Critical Care Space. Space in which failure of...

    Critical Care Space. Space in which failure of equipment
    or a system is likely to cause major injury or death to patients or caregivers.

    Informational Note No. 4: Critical care ...
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    I worked in one place back east that used...

    I worked in one place back east that used overhead buss work with stab on discos that fed equipment below with SOW drop cords with and with out twist locks. If you moved or installed a piece of...
  11. Thread: PICTURES

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    :jawdrop:WOW!! It has been a long time since I...

    :jawdrop:WOW!! It has been a long time since I have seen work like that!! Absolutely beautiful!:thumbsup:
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    It almost sounds as if there is an a phase...

    It almost sounds as if there is an a phase fault--I would t/s it prior to re-energizing
  13. Thread: Double locknuts

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    could the OP possibly mean--"double lock nuts on...

    could the OP possibly mean--"double lock nuts on each side of the enclosure:jawdrop:
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    almost sounded like he wanted to post questions...

    almost sounded like he wanted to post questions as he was taking the test--have us give him an answer --but then if he was doing that why not just look up the answer--hmmm curiouser and curiouser
  15. Thread: Tracer Wire help

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    How true--That's why I carry the blue handled...

    How true--That's why I carry the blue handled Klein dykes--after going through a couple of the red handled ones early in my carreer
  16. Thread: Tracer Wire help

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    Check out Pro-trace HF-CCS PE30--Its a copper...

    Check out Pro-trace HF-CCS PE30--Its a copper clad steel and considerably cheaper than thhn/thwn with much better strength characteristics
  17. Thread: Load calc

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    Load calc

    Good morning all,

    Here is another test question and the 3 ways it is worked
    Number 1 is directly from the test and numbers 2 and 3 are the two ways I worked it--cuz I am having a senior moment...
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    Is that boiled or raw linseed oil??

    Is that boiled or raw linseed oil??
  19. Thread: is it just me

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    seriously tho--I would not install it in and...

    seriously tho--I would not install it in and contact the manufacturer--if they blow you off or start giving you the run around--have everybody involved in the contract start leaning on them
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    Just re-order--why insert another possible area...

    Just re-order--why insert another possible area to fail and then the added cost to repair the repair--cheaper and better to just replace 100 feet of 12-4
  21. 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!!
  23. 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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