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Forum: General Discussion 08-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,494
Posted By woodchuck2
Guys like that dont get paid well around here....

Guys like that dont get paid well around here. The new profession to be in is burger flippen. No need for insurance, no need for tools, no need for schooling or experience. Just be willing to work in...
Forum: Electrical 08-02-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,610
Posted By woodchuck2
I just had issues with a hot tub i wired last...

I just had issues with a hot tub i wired last fall. Found i had resistance from line1 to ground. Hot tub company sent techs out to replace heater, mother board and control board. I still had...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 05-21-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By woodchuck2
I live just North of there, its still the typical...

I live just North of there, its still the typical tourist trap so bring your wallet. But you can find good food, boat rentals, cruises on the lake, etc. Been some changes in Town recently. Gas Light...
Forum: Vehicles 02-25-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,830
Posted By woodchuck2
Actually all the modules go through the ECU/PCM...

Actually all the modules go through the ECU/PCM and can be controlled from the OBDII port. While on older vehicles 96-2004/5 you may not be able to disable the brakes you can control them with the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,747
Posted By woodchuck2
Doesnt matter what part of the field your in you...

Doesnt matter what part of the field your in you will end up doing other tasks to either keep the customer happy or to keep busy. I try to stick with electric but around here you need to diversified...
Forum: General Discussion 08-11-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,789
Posted By woodchuck2
We have all dealt with some yahoo who wants to...

We have all dealt with some yahoo who wants to supply materials, beat you up on labor and then see an invoice broke down with individual prices so they can compare prices for the items you did supply...
Forum: General Discussion 08-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,810
Posted By woodchuck2
Been swamped here although i must say i do not...

Been swamped here although i must say i do not feel any richer. Getting caught up on bills but that is it. Will it last long? I am not sure to be honest. I really do not believe the economy is...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,798
Posted By woodchuck2
I agree with the others. Time to figure out...

I agree with the others. Time to figure out exactly who you are working for, write up a contract for any change orders and to confirm the time frame as i am willing to bet that will change. Tough to...
Forum: General Discussion 07-28-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By woodchuck2
good luck and enjoy the feast. Been busy myself...

good luck and enjoy the feast. Been busy myself this yr and to be honest i am glad it has slowed down a bit. My helper left for a better job with benefits/retirement so i have been scrambling to keep...
Forum: General Discussion 06-28-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,446
Posted By woodchuck2
Just finished the final wiring in a "tiny" cabin...

Just finished the final wiring in a "tiny" cabin made by the Amish. it is 12'X32' with a small loft. Awesome little house with a nice layout. Small kitchen with enough room for full size fridge and...
Forum: Vehicles 06-10-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,629
Posted By woodchuck2
You know a diesel owner who does their own oil...

You know a diesel owner who does their own oil changes just by looking that their hands. Used diesel engine oil will stain anything! Stains the floor, stains the drain pan, my clothes, my hands, etc....
Forum: General Discussion 06-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,922
Posted By woodchuck2
Saw a kid "teenager" on a job a couple winters...

Saw a kid "teenager" on a job a couple winters ago who dumped out his bosses shop vac full of sawdust on a small fire outside. I will never forget the look of terror on that kids face when the...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2014, 09:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,751
Posted By woodchuck2
I do not see why people or society has not...

I do not see why people or society has not figured in "everything" when it comes to the economy. Everything matters in one way or another, at least to the working class and the poor. We are the ones...
Forum: Electrical 03-01-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,903
Posted By woodchuck2
You could do a load calc but if you have gotten...

You could do a load calc but if you have gotten away with 12ga for the few items you are running then i would say run 100amp "2ga" 4wire from your home to the barn and feed a 100amp 20slot panel. You...
Forum: Electrical Picture Post 02-11-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,389
Posted By woodchuck2
Knife switch controlling the power to something....

Knife switch controlling the power to something. With open contacts i would hope low voltage.
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,468
Posted By woodchuck2
How about taking the metal off, firing up a...

How about taking the metal off, firing up a sawzall and cutting all the nails and screws and dismantle the roof but save the material. Then raise up the posts and put the roof back together. Couple...
Forum: Electrical 01-29-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,522
Posted By woodchuck2
Are these motors sealed or vented? This post will...

Are these motors sealed or vented? This post will contradict what i posted above but i have seen motors fail prematurely from heat. Normally in a kitchen grease gets into everything and why i would...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,659
Posted By woodchuck2
What i get out of this is the HO is an idiot for...

What i get out of this is the HO is an idiot for listening to any contractor who is not a plumber/HVAC, the 2nd contractor is a rat and needs a good kick in the pud and the 1st contractor just got...
Forum: General Discussion 01-29-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,289
Posted By woodchuck2
I have been in your shoes and in some ways i...

I have been in your shoes and in some ways i still am. My problem was way too much debt with a new business and then the economy slowed down. I have struggled for the last 4 yrs paying off debts and...
Forum: Electrical 01-27-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,522
Posted By woodchuck2
Sounds like the fumes of the kitchen are getting...

Sounds like the fumes of the kitchen are getting into the fan itself leading to its failure. I would look into a sealed motor or another fan design that will take the motor out of the exhaust path.
Forum: Vehicles 01-23-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,172
Posted By woodchuck2
Been minus -15 to -20 the last few nights here. I...

Been minus -15 to -20 the last few nights here. I do not expect the washers to work, i just grab a handful of snow and toss it on the glass to clean it off. Made it all the way to single digits for a...
Forum: Contractor Swap 01-13-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,751
Posted By woodchuck2
Fill out your sig so we know where you are from,...

Fill out your sig so we know where you are from, welcome by the way. This has no brakes and is a 6'X12" but for the money and being new it is a great price:...
Forum: Electrical 01-10-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,421
Posted By woodchuck2
your customer may tell you he needs huge big HP...

your customer may tell you he needs huge big HP compressors but it reality it comes down to what puts out the most CFM. Those big HP compressors are huge money and of course trying to get 3 phase or...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 01-10-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By woodchuck2
X2, the most impressive thing i have ever seen. I...

X2, the most impressive thing i have ever seen. I was only 18 when i saw it on our Senior trip. We all as teens didnt pay much attention much in our youth and to be honest didnt know why or what we...
Forum: Electrical 01-10-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,421
Posted By woodchuck2
Might better just replace the compressors with a...

Might better just replace the compressors with a new single phase screw compressor like this for the money...
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