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  1. benwinch07
    Yesterday 11:12 PM - permalink
    Hi! thank you for your quick response to my thread about dropping power from a ceiling.

    Unfortunately all they give us is EMT, and they wont special order anything for just a 2 gang outlet box.

    I think a cord drop is out of the question, since there are pallets and product being moved around in the vicinity and they wouldnt want anything that can catch on a hanging cord.

    As it is right now, Im being told attach a stick of unistrut to the post and clamp the EMT to that, then attach the box to the unistrut. I just wanted to be sure there isnt a glaring problem with this method.
  2. Rfreddy
    03-20-2019 10:43 PM - permalink
    Hey there, I've come across several of your post on many different threads and like a lot of what you have to say. I'd send you a friend request, but i'm new to the forum and haven't figured out how yet!
    Update: Ha! just as I submitted this message, I looked to the right and saw the "befriend" button!
  3. Wiresmith
    02-23-2019 09:31 PM - permalink
    your homer-dixon post in the Mueller thread.
    i worked with an engineer that left first-solar and he will even admit the same thing. i would guess you are aware of it but they are implementing some energy storage ideas that might let them net some energy.

    i don't know if this article is any good but this is something i have heard about, using the excess wind power to pump water into reservoirs for hydro power, it's a hydro power battery.
  4. Math123
    08-15-2018 11:42 PM - permalink
    Ah so it makes the potential difference the same as any other part of the ground as opposed to an easier path of travel, even in that case it'd make sense to use the full length required by code. For the record, I understand sometimes you have no choice, but my main job would consist of doing that on a weekly basis or regularly, I can't do that. I'm not being picky, I just can't make a regular practice of that
  5. dame37880
    08-05-2018 01:21 AM - permalink
    Hi there, please come to Fresno area and fix my touch plate nightmare. I've got a mix of old touch plate with newer wiriing. Old touch plate not working. Or do you know anyone in my area? Thanks!
  6. DoktorD
    07-15-2018 01:04 PM - permalink
    Thanks for the info! I definitely know that retail is 100% different than the professional electrician field, and Iím excited to get away from retail. Thumbed through Uglyís and not intimidated at all. A portion Iím already familiar with and looking forward to becoming familiar with the rest.

    Greatly appreciate the advice!
  7. Islander
    02-19-2018 03:39 PM - permalink
    Hi telsa,

    Thanks for the advice.
  8. Sparky Iv
    01-30-2018 12:52 AM - permalink
    Sparky Iv
    The 7th i will be getting sworn in. I signed my paperwork and paid my first union dues + intiation fee. The program im in is considered the pre apprentice peogram and classified as cw/ce .
  9. Richjk21
    06-02-2017 10:41 AM - permalink
    Hey there.... I Noticed you seem to be a Touch Plate Guru Forgive my ignorance, but how the heck do you change the bulbs on the master control station buttons??


  10. telsa
    07-14-2016 02:53 PM - permalink

    What's true in Vancouver is just as true in Orange County and San Francisco.

    Local median incomes of $85,000 per year are wholly inconsistent with area wide home prices of $2,000,000 and 40% price ramps in a SINGLE YEAR.

    The true source of this insanity is Beijing. So it's not something that the West can easily stop.

    North American is going to HAVE to revert to 'Yellow Laws' circa 1880 to stop what amounts to an invasion of the MOST corrupt elements of Red China. ( Without a CCP connection, you're NOT getting Big Monies out of Red China.)

    For more:

    This surge in wealth transfer -- which is creating a fulsome bubble would NOT occur if Red China was not Red.

    Note that Taiwan's citizens don't lack for wealth -- but they are not fleeing Taipei.

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