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    newer ones have detents stop trac

    newer ones have detents

    stop trac
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    re: traction control huge variance in how they...

    re: traction control
    huge variance in how they work and how much I like them.
    Truck has brake only and I like it
    Have had cars with throttle control and hated it, trying to get out of an uphill...
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    Heated blanket with the timer shut off, mebee...

    Heated blanket with the timer shut off, mebee with some other safety device for fire risk

    [edit] looks like it might be a usable 12 volt idea, they draw 100 watts, so one could make it 12 volt...
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    I agree with Scott on this one, because over the...

    I agree with Scott on this one, because over the last 20 years cars are not getting better, they are heavier, faster, and have more toys, but they are no more efficient.

    Look at the difference a...
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    sorry, none of this is true there are...

    sorry, none of this is true

    there are political rants that push numbers that say that electric vehicles might not be environmentally friendly, but generally don't pass the laugh test
    Like oh the...
  6. Youz a gots smooth hands

    Youz a gots smooth hands
  7. Two thoughts from someone who knows nothing ...

    Two thoughts from someone who knows nothing

    When one gets 'banned' it says banned.
    Could there be a way to set up a different level of 'banned' that says Granite? Similarly maybe when someone has...
  8. Ah, missed the pic link, not paying attention

    Ah, missed the pic link, not paying attention
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    See if you can find a good deal on buss duct ...

    See if you can find a good deal on buss duct

    Everything on ebay is a million bucks now, but used to find it reasonable.

    You can hire an electrician to connect it and should be good to do it...
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    Look, if aluminum caused alzheimers, I would be...

    Look, if aluminum caused alzheimers, I would be goofy by now




    Oh, wait.............
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    Commercial/Restaurant dishwashers have a sanitize...

    Commercial/Restaurant dishwashers have a sanitize level heat, not necessarily what you want
  12. When you do work yourself, you learn things. ...

    When you do work yourself, you learn things.

    When something dies, you are not at the whim and random schedule of a repair person

    35 years of British car ownership

    I also do my own work when...
  13. Damn, I think we can avoid impressing negative...

    Damn, I think we can avoid impressing negative attitudes on a person who we have never met, who happens to be a widow, I mean, seriously

    Should find out if the bridgeport is a V Ram, my favorite...
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    I think you have a point there, mine at work are...

    I think you have a point there, mine at work are all old.

    the new ones primarily are made to be quiet. Who cares at work. New ones run for hours, I want it over in 20 minutes.

    In the house,...
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    It has been my primary method of cleaning...

    It has been my primary method of cleaning aluminum parts for 25 years

    Do not leave aluminum parts in it overnight, take them out as soon as the cycle is over.

    Got the idea in 1983 when the...
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    I suggest you check your codes no, no you...

    I suggest you check your codes

    no, no you cannot
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    They don't have dealers, many states have laws...

    They don't have dealers, many states have laws protecting dealers.

    the thought was not, I believe, to prevent the system Tesla is using, but to prevent manufacturers competing with their own...
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    Put high quality lights on the machines. Most...

    Put high quality lights on the machines.

    Most high bay lighting of any kind is horrid. I mean, fluorescents are terrible. Their blinking can freeze motion

    Eyestrain can be from too bright or...
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    If the outlet is wired backwards, and there is...

    If the outlet is wired backwards, and there is only a single pole switch, a bunch of stuff may be connected with the power off. Would explain one reason that it trips without switching it on.

    One...
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    Right, a tripping GFCI, absent a defective GFCI,...

    Right, a tripping GFCI, absent a defective GFCI, means one thing, there is current flowing that is not coming out the neutral.

    Granted wearing rubber shoes solves most issues, but the neighbors 6...
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    Not legal, like, at all i am sure you are...

    Not legal, like, at all

    i am sure you are smart enough to make it work, but if you get one of those new keyless cars and forget to shut it off, game over

    End of the day, no code compliant way...
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    While I like solar, a generator is really the...

    While I like solar, a generator is really the only logical answer for your high current needs

    Assume the solar handles all your normal needs, the amount of fuel you will use is negligible. how may...
  23. not running on a phase converter is it? That...

    not running on a phase converter is it?

    That or a lack of a braking resistor are my only ideas
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    I think that I would go looking for a used...

    I think that I would go looking for a used generator

    The amount of time you would actually use your highest load machines would amount to very low fuel usage.

    That amount of solar is not...
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    common thing, audi did it 30 years ago

    common thing, audi did it 30 years ago
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