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Forum: Electrical 01-17-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,541
Posted By Sparky Joe
Sorry, I apparently typed this reply last weekend...

Sorry, I apparently typed this reply last weekend but for some reason did not post it. Thanks for everyone's responses, knowledge is worth more than gold!

The customer is a friend of a friend, so...
Forum: Electrical 01-10-2014, 01:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,541
Posted By Sparky Joe
Question high leg from single phase with converter

A customer with a tire shop has two very nice compressors. A 25 horse and a 15 horse.
Both compressors are pretty new, but run on the very old high leg 3 phase 240 volt system. The shop is currently...
Forum: Electrical 01-14-2013, 10:43 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 65,345
Posted By Sparky Joe
Perhaps some sort of sales person for Knipex's...

Perhaps some sort of sales person for Knipex's double priced tools to be going that far back in the archives. Though I admit I am also a Knipex fan. Got a pair of their auto adjusting channel locks a...
Forum: Electrical 02-29-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 51,435
Posted By Sparky Joe
Perhaps all the bright yellow, animated smiley...

Perhaps all the bright yellow, animated smiley faces are overused nowadays and no longer serve any meaning, but when I made this post they were something novel.
And I used quite a few of them in...
Forum: Electrical 02-29-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 51,435
Posted By Sparky Joe
This is the year 2012 now right? I guess the kid...

This is the year 2012 now right? I guess the kid has research abilility for finding a post 5 years old even if he can't read it well or read enough posts to detect tone.
You quoted me above saying...
Forum: Electrical 12-12-2011, 10:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,579
Posted By Sparky Joe
Looking for the manufacturer name is what I...

Looking for the manufacturer name is what I shoulda done first and it shouldve really donned on me when I saw an outdoor lighting transformer running one of their 3 strings of lights (and yes the...
Forum: Electrical 12-11-2011, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,579
Posted By Sparky Joe
https://www.contractortalk.com/attachment.php?attac...

https://www.contractortalk.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=60764&stc=1&d=1323661099

60764

Here's the picture the owner sent me, ive been there and researched it already and no there is nothing...
Forum: Electrical 12-11-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,579
Posted By Sparky Joe
Low Volt Cable Lighting

Hello all
A customer has some low voltage cable lighting already installed and at some time it was disconnected from the power source so now its just the cables running across the room with a few...
Forum: Insulation 11-06-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,725
Posted By Sparky Joe
Backed or Unbacked and cost?

I got a nice clean concrete floor crawlspace beneath roughly 1700sf of living space. I've been insulating the PEX plumbing. But next want to start filling the empty joist bays with fiberglass...
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,197
Posted By Sparky Joe
Lopping Tomatoes

I don't have a full on garden this year, nor in the past 2 years, so I'm a bit rusty.
And a bit cautious cause I only have 2 tomato plants in 2 3 gallon planters this year(it sucks but better than...
Forum: Landscaping 07-09-2011, 11:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
I have a Lilac I am struggling to keep alive (at...

I have a Lilac I am struggling to keep alive (at least I think it's Lilac), I think they look nice.
The purplish hue I had across my lawn was really only visible from far away, or if you got down...
Forum: Landscaping 07-09-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
It hasn't been seeding much at all anymore. I'm...

It hasn't been seeding much at all anymore. I'm currently about 4 days behind my weekly mowing and it still looks great.
I think that tip about it being in shock hit it right on the nose.
I...
Forum: Landscaping 06-15-2011, 04:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
Lots of good reading there Thanks Framer

Lots of good reading there
Thanks Framer
Forum: Landscaping 06-14-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
Well I know it is not lack of water, not yet...

Well I know it is not lack of water, not yet anyway.
I haven't been over watering, but just turn it back a notch via the "season % adjustment" on the controller when I see mushrooms growing.

I...
Forum: Landscaping 06-13-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
The Miracle Grow I have is a case of packets and...

The Miracle Grow I have is a case of packets and I have the canister thing that hooks up to the hose and put one full packet in the reservoir and then just water like normal.

Thanks for the tips...
Forum: Landscaping 06-08-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
Thanks Titan and welcome to the site, you are...

Thanks Titan and welcome to the site, you are exactly the type of pro that everyone likes around here.:thumbup:

This isn't the first lawn I've cared for but it is the first one I've owned, so I'm...
Forum: Landscaping 06-06-2011, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,602
Posted By Sparky Joe
Grass Height

Put in new sod last fall.

Live in the dessert (salt lake city)

Been mowing on the tallest setting weekly all spring to try and keep shade and hold moisture to the roots for when it gets real...
Forum: Low Voltage 05-06-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By Sparky Joe
Whats funny is none of you guys were even members...

Whats funny is none of you guys were even members here when this thread was started.

I apologize for being offensive to sensitive ears, but obviously none of you know me or remember when I was...
Forum: Low Voltage 05-05-2011, 05:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By Sparky Joe
Hey "MALCO" and Hey "480SPARKY" are you guys...

Hey "MALCO" and Hey "480SPARKY" are you guys dimwits?
The guy who had these questions wanted them answered 4 fricken years ago.

You know what; I heard something on NPR no more than 3 days ago...
Forum: Low Voltage 05-05-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,854
Posted By Sparky Joe
What a roller coaster ride that was, remembering...

What a roller coaster ride that was, remembering back to the day after my birthday over 4 years ago, I mean.

It's fun to make fun of someone digging up such old threads, but sometimes it's also...
Forum: HVAC 10-16-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,130
Posted By Sparky Joe
I'm a very good electrician, but just as...

I'm a very good electrician, but just as specialized the electrical field is, I know the HVAC field is equally if not more specialized. So with that I'll say I really do appreciate all the info that...
Forum: HVAC 10-16-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,130
Posted By Sparky Joe
Whole Home Humidifier

Perhaps this topic has already been covered extensively that someone could direct me to.
But my dog is scratching out all his fur on his ears, my wife has allergies, and I have dry skin.
So I...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-03-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42,564
Posted By Sparky Joe
I hear ya Leo, but it was broken to begin...

I hear ya Leo,
but it was broken to begin with,
I'll just tell him "wasn't it in 100 pieces when you left it here?"

Pretty cool seeing how the pump action works after removing the very lower...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-03-2010, 07:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42,564
Posted By Sparky Joe
Well I beat both ya to it, not thinking of it,...

Well I beat both ya to it,
not thinking of it, but rather when I unhooked the hose the screen fell out.

I'm gonna try right now putting my hose to the outlet tube (just holding there real tight)...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 07-03-2010, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 42,564
Posted By Sparky Joe
So I'm in the garage now with the machine up on...

So I'm in the garage now with the machine up on the work bench,
(I can't begin to explain how great it is having an old laptop to use out here, I believe it is one of my best bench top tools).
...
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