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Forum: Electrical 12-26-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By 480sparky
No. Zinsco's are known for not tripping, even...

No. Zinsco's are known for not tripping, even with a short circuit. And there may not be enough current flow to open the main. In short, you have a fire hazard plus, with your water issue, a shock...
Forum: Electrical 12-26-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By 480sparky
It should have a main breaker ahead of it. It...

It should have a main breaker ahead of it. It might be outside, or in another building. If there isn't one, it would be a good idea to get replacing it in the budget. Change it out to a panel with...
Forum: Electrical 12-26-2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By 480sparky
Lets's just say you have the 2nd worse breakers...

Lets's just say you have the 2nd worse breakers on the face of the planet. Only FPE (Fire Producing Equipment, AKA Federal Pacific Electric) are worse.
Forum: Electrical 12-26-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 861
Posted By 480sparky
OMG!!! Zinsco! RUN!!!!!!!!!!!

OMG!!! Zinsco!



RUN!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Tiling 02-02-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,636
Posted By tjbnwi
Yes, damaged at some point. Could have been from...

Yes, damaged at some point. Could have been from the factory, but without testing it, there is no way to know when it happened.

Floor won't work on this one.

Good thing I'm only the cabinet...
Forum: Tiling 02-02-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,636
Posted By MarkJames
Click to zoom in. Stripped wire hack job.

Click to zoom in. Stripped wire hack job.
Forum: Carpentry 01-22-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By cedarboarder
City sure loves to waste my money on stupid...

City sure loves to waste my money on stupid useless "art" projects.
I would like to introduce the teetor-totter bench.
Are pot holes are just embarrissing for a first world country. Yet they...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Golden view
Some, like Mr Heater, include an oxygen depletion...

Some, like Mr Heater, include an oxygen depletion sensor. So it won't help for CO poisoning, but the assumption is that they aren't making enough CO to matter. When the CO2 is high, then the O2...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Randy Bush
So back to the question , do any use any type of...

So back to the question , do any use any type of monitoring. One of the reasons years ago I stopped using a torpedo or tank mounted heater in my work trailer. Got to the point I could not even stand...
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Big Johnson
I bet your wife loves hanging out with you....

I bet your wife loves hanging out with you. :whistling
Forum: General Discussion 01-22-2019, 12:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By Golden view
CO2 and water are the main products of...

CO2 and water are the main products of combustion. CO is produced when things aren't burning right. Modern engines produce almost zero CO.

CO2 only kills you if it displaces too much oxygen. A...
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
This is not an answer to your question, but...

This is not an answer to your question, but Carbon Monoxide, the product of combustion, is CO.

Carbon Dioxide, is CO2. It's the bubbles in the soda water that you mix with gin. CO2 is naturally...
Forum: Carpentry 01-19-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By WBailey1041
I often get really annoyed with the permitting,...

I often get really annoyed with the permitting, licensing and inspection process but this is a prime reason it exists. Hard to believe anyone would do that and sleep at night.
Forum: Carpentry 01-19-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By Mort
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190119/5eef6d2d...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20190119/5eef6d2df9cea340c37cda22e94bdf88.jpg

But, but, but, the (allegedly) licensed electrician had to put it there because thatís where the hole he drilled is.
Forum: Carpentry 12-21-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By Easy Gibson
I'm posting a list of hacked things I did this...

I'm posting a list of hacked things I did this week to get them off my chest.

1. I dripped paint on carpet, then used a pair of manicure scissors to artfully snip away the offending bits. I...
Forum: Green Building 12-21-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,238
Posted By Leo G
15KW means nothing if it doesn't have a time...

15KW means nothing if it doesn't have a time aspect connected to it.
Forum: Carpentry 12-20-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By NYgutterguy
Can never be too safe...

Can never be too safe https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181220/63ec9384d1971330e4427fed0be1017c.jpghttps://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20181220/b2ec5c2cd16d0a39c8d6dd310450775d.jpg


Sent from my...
Forum: Carpentry 12-16-2018, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By rescraft
At least he used a Fernco to keep the PVC from...

At least he used a Fernco to keep the PVC from corroding.:thumbsup:
Forum: Carpentry 12-16-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By hdavis
At least they didn't slop primer everywhere...

At least they didn't slop primer everywhere...
Forum: Carpentry 12-16-2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8,323
Views: 1,610,809
Posted By Easy Gibson
Listen, that's just how the sausage is made. You...

Listen, that's just how the sausage is made. You want the water gone or don't ya?
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-13-2018, 04:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,993
Posted By TRThomas
He told you right. You start in the middle to...

He told you right. You start in the middle to minimize the chance tear out or worst case taking a big chuck out of the back of whatever you're cutting. Without a zero clearance insert or a backing...
Forum: HVAC 12-08-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By cedarboarder
If the house was in a cold climate I would say...

If the house was in a cold climate I would say hell no.
Unless you like frosted windows that condense and causing mold along with rot....
Forum: General Discussion 11-27-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,122
Posted By SmallTownGuy
... ...

...

https://www.dmagazine.com/frontburner/2018/11/the-wsj-hones-in-on-collin-county-to-illuminate-the-sputtering-housing-market/


Discusses the WSJ story.
Forum: General Discussion 11-26-2018, 11:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,122
Posted By ScipioAfricanus
Damn it, and I just let my subscription to the...

Damn it, and I just let my subscription to the Wall Street Journal laps.

I guess I will just have to wait to read this until it comes out in Forbes Weekly.

Andy.
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 11-26-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 31,796
Views: 1,877,277
Posted By META
He is out of surgery and remarkably is likely to...

He is out of surgery and remarkably is likely to make a full recovery.

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