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    yesterday, my inspector and i were talking, and...

    yesterday, my inspector and i were talking, and the subject came up,
    and he said it's in the NEC that an inspection must be performed within 72 hours,
    or you can cover it up.

    the subject came...
  2. Thread: Credit cards

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    something about square i discovered.... the first...

    something about square i discovered.... the first transaction was
    for $1,500, and they were gonna keep almost all of it for 30 days.
    i sent them an email, and they released it after two days...
    ...
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    yeah, we are a credit culture. the only thing...

    yeah, we are a credit culture.

    the only thing i'd be concerned about, would be a merchant charge back from
    a customer. i don't know how much recourse you'd have against that, if any.
    i suspect...
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    i had to go peek.... that was quite the...

    i had to go peek....

    that was quite the "hatepal" site google found.....
    i mean, they are a financial institution, but spawn
    of the devil? well, maybe.... :p

    i'm a bit perplexed, to be...
  5. Thread: Credit cards

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    and i was just being a smartass....:ashamed1: ...

    and i was just being a smartass....:ashamed1:

    no, obviously i don't put a zorch fee on everything,
    even i'm not that big an asshole....

    but there is a markup on material that i provide, and...
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    dude... there *are* no $50 parts. i have...

    dude... there *are* no $50 parts.

    i have attempted to sell ONE $50 part with nothing on the bill except the part.
    it was an adapter to allow someone to plug in a 20 amp cord cap into a 15 amp...
  7. Thread: Credit cards

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    nobody likes to get dinged a finance fee. so,...

    nobody likes to get dinged a finance fee.

    so, i just add $100 to everyones bill. that seems to work ok.
  8. is there a permit on the job? no? on a school?...

    is there a permit on the job?

    no? on a school?

    yes? well, the inspector may have a problem
    with work covered up without his approval.

    maybe he will make your foreman dig it up.
    maybe not.
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    i had to hang "floating" track lights in a data...

    i had to hang "floating" track lights in a data center they wanted to
    make a showpiece out of, for ATT.

    laid all tracklight out on floor, spotted 1/4" holes on back of track.
    used a laser to...
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    i just recently replaced a zinsco 100 amp 3 pole...

    i just recently replaced a zinsco 100 amp 3 pole "prince of darkness"
    breaker that was put in by my predecessor. they used a used
    breaker, charged the customer $500, which is about current market...
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    but.. but.. but.... everyone KNOWS that a strut...

    but.. but.. but.... everyone KNOWS that a strut
    strap is the universal spacing constant.....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  18. 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...
  20. 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.
  23. 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...
  25. 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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