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Forum: Electrical 07-20-2007, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,326
Posted By Romex Racer
Wink Arc Flash Accident.

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Pretty decent arc, although I've seen much better. I'm not sure what's going one after the flash but it looks like one guy says "That's it, I quit" and the...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 07-15-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 15,462
Posted By Romex Racer
Favorite quotes

Here's one of my favorites:

“When the authorities warn you of the dangers of having sex, there is an important lesson to be learned. Do not have sex with the authorities.”
Forum: Vehicles 05-16-2005, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,970
Posted By Romex Racer
Thumbs up In 2002 I bought a brand new Cadillac, a few...

In 2002 I bought a brand new Cadillac, a few months later I was rear ended resulting in a $25,000 repair bill. Insurance paid, the car was folded like an accordion, really a mess, 3 months to fix.
...
Forum: Electrical 05-16-2005, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,708
Posted By Romex Racer
Wink Remodel Prices

I have created a detailed spreadsheet for my residential remodel wiring. I'm an electrical contractor in Los Angeles where $50-$75 per box is the going rate. I charge around $62 per box, $100 for...
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2005, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By Romex Racer
Talking What you say is both electrically correct and...

What you say is both electrically correct and extremely interesting. I've never encountered this but will file it away in my brain, it may come in handy some day.

Whoop! Whoop! :cool:
Forum: Electrical 03-08-2005, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,591
Posted By Romex Racer
I don't mean to be persnickity, but incandescent...

I don't mean to be persnickity, but incandescent lights are not inductive loads yet the drill motor is. I'm curious how a light can work without a neutral, on multiwire circuits a lost neutral...
Forum: General Discussion 03-08-2005, 12:49 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,921
Posted By Romex Racer
Lightbulb Switched Outlets

A switched outlet may be used in lieu of an overhead fixture in bedrooms. There's an old saying: "People don't buy houses at night".
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,921
Posted By Romex Racer
I always wire GFI's that way. In fact after...

I always wire GFI's that way. In fact after leaving the bar outlets, that circuit would feed an exterior recepticle if there was one close enough.

No bedroom should have a wall wider than 12...
Forum: Electrical 03-05-2005, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,893
Posted By Romex Racer
Does it taste good or bad? That could be a clue.

Does it taste good or bad? That could be a clue.
Forum: Business 03-05-2005, 02:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,319
Posted By Romex Racer
Lightbulb 14 Week Contractor Course?

I've never met a GC that attended a course of any kind. I do a lot of work for General Contractors, 20% go out of business before I come back to trim out and 50% go out of business before I've known...
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