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Old 11-06-2018, 08:34 PM   #1
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Stole this from the internet. Cone hangs from a ceiling joist, a few inches above the floor, and spins easily with a swivel connector. Saves that twisty-turny dance when spooling wire out from a 250' roll.
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Old 11-06-2018, 08:48 PM   #2
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is this like reviving a 40 year old post....

jeez...thats an OLD trick...

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Old tricks are often forgotten or just not mentioned to the young'uns.

Perhaps you've forgotten that I'm a relative noob in this field? Get back to me when you have tips about obstacle gain in RF propagation.
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Old tricks are often forgotten or just not mentioned to the young'uns.

Perhaps you've forgotten that I'm a relative noob in this field? Get back to me when you have tips about obstacle gain in RF propagation.
touche grand pa....

you don't act or sound like a noob....

now as far as that rf whatever chit.....
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Obstacle gain. Like if you stand behind a round pillar and get your ear close to it, a sound will be louder than if you just stepped out from behind the pillar. That's one type.
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So anyway, how did the plumbing test go?
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Davis, one day you and I will meet.

That's not a promise, it's a threat.
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So anyway, how did the plumbing test go?
I'll update that when I have news. Need 240V to power the well pump; buddy brought his generator but it wouldn't run.

We have plenty other stuff to do, working with a 120V inverter gennie. Ought to have POCO power sometime this week, so that won't be an issue.
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I'll update that when I have news. Need 240V to power the well pump; buddy brought his generator but it wouldn't run.

We have plenty other stuff to do, working with a 120V inverter gennie. Ought to have POCO power sometime this week, so that won't be an issue.
Most people do the simple math and figure their 5000 watt Coleman will run the well pump. The surge current on those things can be 50 Amp.
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Obstacle gain. Like if you stand behind a round pillar and get your ear close to it, a sound will be louder than if you just stepped out from behind the pillar. That's one type.
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Davis, one day you and I will meet.

That's not a promise, it's a threat.
No problem, if it's at the end of a work day, I'll bring you your blanket and hot cocoa.
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No problem, if it's at the end of a work day, I'll bring you your blanket and hot cocoa.
Hes a conehead, bring mass quantities 🍺🥃🍸
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Stole this from the internet. Cone hangs from a ceiling joist, a few inches above the floor, and spins easily with a swivel connector. Saves that twisty-turny dance when spooling wire out from a 250' roll.
That's a cool trick.

All my years as a union electrician, I never saw that.

Of course, we didn't rope any houses, either. Maybe that's why.

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