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  1. how to figure out secondary voltage?

    General Electrical Discussion
    I have a Lincoln power mig 180c welder that the control transformer fried on. I can't figure out the voltage. It should be 240 v primary. The transformer is a pulse pb2226. When I look on line I see it's discontinued and no alternate part number. Any idea of what the secondary voltage is? -I...
  2. Tool Question

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I am a consultant working on a project to analyze the tool industry. I was wondering where electricians regularly buy tools, whether at the big boxes, online or at other specialty stores. I would appreciate it if you could tell which specialty stores :) Also, I am curious is electricians...
  3. Tool box style

    Tools, Equipment and New Products
    I've seen journeymen use three different style of toolboxes, and as I'm still relatively new to the trade, I'm trying to work out which style would be best for me over the next 30 years. I've come up with a list of advantages and disadvantages of each style, and would appreciate your input...
  4. Open Neutral

    General Electrical Discussion
    Customer wanted dimmer installed in Dining room. After removing switch, noticed neutral and ground were connected together. Seperated them and measured voltage from hot to neutral with an analog meter 20,000 ohms/volt. Measured around 5 VAC. Measure Hot to Ground 115 VAC. When I seperated N-G...
  5. Tool Bag Photo's

    Tools, Equipment and New Products
    Alright, I love the new veto pro pac tool bags but I can't justify spending $150.00 for a tool bag. :censored: What are you guys using and what do they look like? The veto's have a 5 YEAR WARRANTY THOUGH!!! I go through about one of my bags every year and a half. :001_huh: WOW OVER 20,000...