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  1. industrial occupancy. turns out my wholesale...

    industrial occupancy.

    turns out my wholesale house sells them,
    to mount transformers on outdoors.

    it's pretty common, he says. so much for my
    brilliant insight.... :dunce:

    so, i've got a...
  2. ok... i had a hot flash.. this is what i want to do.....

    is it legal to code?

    i have a 75 kva dry type transformer, 480 pri, 120,208 sec. nema 3r
    300 pounds or so....

    i want to mount it next to a building, in an area not accessible to vehicles,
    a...
  3. Thread: laser plumb

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    i've got a robotoolz 5 axis that is about ten...

    i've got a robotoolz 5 axis that is about ten years old, that isn't made anymore.....
    it's getting a bit finicky in it's old age, and may need to go to pasture soon...

    i was looking at stabila...
  4. Thread: Allowed PV

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    you are smart. you ask.

    you are smart. you ask.
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    hm. thank you very much for this. i will look...

    hm. thank you very much for this. i will look further.
    it may be something worth having, as you have pointed out.

    the hook in this state is that i can be sued personally for any
    install i do...
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    dude... it's NOT a ground wire.... it's a pull...

    dude... it's NOT a ground wire.... it's a pull line for you
    to pull in a #10 wire with, so you don't have to fish it.

    just go freaking do it... or cut the wire off flush with the end
    of the...
  7. my next door neighbor came over, convinced the...

    my next door neighbor came over, convinced the wiring in his house was failing.
    he changed the lights in his kitchen to piggly wiggly lights, and by the time
    he had changed 8 can lights, two of...
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    ok... you are gonna have to have a new pole, as...

    ok... you are gonna have to have a new pole, as the flange is shattered....

    the flange looks like aluminum tig welded to the pole. not a forged fitment.
    it looks sand cast, and pole sits in a...
  9. Thread: Low bidders

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    that just means that a shady and deceptive...

    that just means that a shady and deceptive business is doing the work. :lol:

    i've worked for some very large contractors who bid work flat, and the extras are where
    their profit is at... and it...
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    i was a machinist before i was an electrician....

    i was a machinist before i was an electrician.
    you don't cut threads dry. period. taps, dies, doesn't matter.
    if hand threading, any oil you have in a storm.
    power threading, you'd better use...
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    you aren't gonna find anything to help you in...

    you aren't gonna find anything to help you in this quest.
    what is being done is not unsafe or prohibited. just annoying.
  12. as long as it's a close nipple that has a...

    as long as it's a close nipple that has a standard pipe thread on it,
    it's acceptable for cl1 div1, as was mentioned.... running thread
    however, is another story. i don't believe it's acceptable,...
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    http://www.orbitelectric.com/index.php?option=com_...

    http://www.orbitelectric.com/index.php?option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=18

    orbit makes some pretty good outdoor lights, and transformers as well...
  14. yeah. invoices 2 go on the ipad. it's cloud...

    yeah. invoices 2 go on the ipad. it's cloud based, and you can
    update the invoice from any device, and put a signature on it
    from the sign 2 go extension within the app.

    you could have a...
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    that would be cool. i'd love to hire an out of...

    that would be cool. i'd love to hire an out of work tax attorney as an apprentice.
    especially as i have another large underground project looming for early june.

    you know, i could make a website...
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    almost never permitted in industrial or heavy...

    almost never permitted in industrial or heavy commercial work....
    even stuff visible outside the plant... no permits. they just put it in. :ashamed1:

    most notable one i've seen recently, was a...
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    calif. prohibits a LLC from working a contracting...

    calif. prohibits a LLC from working a contracting license, so that dog doesn't hunt here.
    besides, the only reason i'd bother with a LLC is to protect me personally from any
    claims resulting from...
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    "standard" dirt around here is something called...

    "standard" dirt around here is something called caleche,
    it's a cross between adobe, and stainless steel, but harder
    and stickier. the kind where the teeth from a backhoe
    bucket leave blue black...
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    huh? you are pulling a permit for someone else...

    huh? you are pulling a permit for someone else
    to do the relocation? why don't THEY pull the
    permit on THEIR license?

    fyi, that heater is a fossel. a new sta-rite 400k
    unit will probably pay...
  20. employer/contractor and business development were...

    employer/contractor and business development were not required
    when i asked about them. i spoke to the nice lady in LA who
    does the vetting of all applicants. the reason is that i have 100%...
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    "trenching by others" is the first caveat. if...

    "trenching by others" is the first caveat.
    if there is gonna be a trench for water,
    can you use it as well? sewer connection?
    they are gonna have water running in the
    kitchen, yes?

    a kitchen...
  22. no, i'm done. i figured i'd wait a bit closer to...

    no, i'm done. i figured i'd wait a bit closer to the
    kickoff time before dropping $500 to register my
    company, in case they had an attack of sanity and
    cancelled the whole thing.
  23. thanks. i read it. hm. yeah, it's about time...

    thanks. i read it.

    hm. yeah, it's about time to pay the $500 registration and put my little concern on the list.
    thanks for bringing it up....

    you seem to be misinformed.... there is no cost...
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    well, you could cut a hole for the light, and use...

    well, you could cut a hole for the light, and use a stick to push the insulation away far enough
    to meet the listing requirements, yes?

    when i ran can lights in my house, i used all 4", with...
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    if i have a WTC moment, i'm going to be...

    if i have a WTC moment, i'm going to be completely
    irresponsible, and say screw it.

    y'all can fight over my festool collection, and the
    fluke meters.
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