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    Exactly what is the situation? Renting or...

    Exactly what is the situation?

    Renting or buying?

    What is under it?

    What is the loading capacity?

    Floors are rated in pounds per sq foot and if your walking on floor causes level to...
  2. What happens during switchover? Many folks...

    What happens during switchover?

    Many folks assume generator is everything but not so.

    A client has 40 kw unit that somehow will not support a 4 ton hvac, all new equipment.

    Takes time to...
  3. Our side street is 2 years old and the bobcat...

    Our side street is 2 years old and the bobcat ruins it on a hot day.

    Have to squish it back with shoes

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    Stop! Visit building department and check for...

    Stop!

    Visit building department and check for your floor loading.

    Concrete means zip.

    Residential load rating likely less than 150 pounds per square ft.

    Lathe has 2 feet at ole end and 4...
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    City transit been doing CNG for years so nothing...

    City transit been doing CNG for years so nothing special.

    Did observe a Tesla 18 wheeler along i5 in kettleman city charging station the other day.

    Slick looking rig.

    Sent from my...
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    If this is school task the instructor should have...

    If this is school task the instructor should have already covered the general topics required and the "ask" is for you to apply what has been presented.

    Do your homework...feel free to post your...
  7. Visit Napa or other parts place and get a can if...

    Visit Napa or other parts place and get a can if cleaner.

    There is a 2 part can that opens both ends which is acid like cleaner and neutralized in other end.

    Drain and fill with just water and...
  8. Plytainum brand 1.125 sub floor at Lowe's. ...

    Plytainum brand 1.125 sub floor at Lowe's.

    Span rating is 48 inches and the outer layers very hard in that drywall screws have hard time creating the countersunk.

    Cut in 1/2 longwise (2...
  9. Not quite but close.. The inverted cone is...

    Not quite but close..

    The inverted cone is thought of as a director meaning the tall thing will attract from less tall things within that cone.

    Regarding current path we use a "falling...
  10. Nope... Lightning is dc to daylight energy and...

    Nope...

    Lightning is dc to daylight energy and sharp bends or even a conduit clamp adds inductance which SLOWS the charge which causes it to change directions...through equipment instead of earth...
  11. We had a.c. load centers with built in mov blocks...

    We had a.c. load centers with built in mov blocks at point of entry that saved our butt many times.

    The strike or drunk hits a nearby power pole and it comes in on the power lines.

    The...
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    Yes we always had fires but not like today. ...

    Yes we always had fires but not like today.

    More people is not issue but more fuel is.

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    Supported many farmers in past life with their...

    Supported many farmers in past life with their radio comms and back in the 80's when the water system was used as designed things were hopping.

    System was designed for 5 year drought and when it...
  14. Step drill is the best in this case. Drilling...

    Step drill is the best in this case.

    Drilling by hand allows for EVERYTHING to move and it trashes both tools and hole if using normal bits.

    Step drills have built in bushing to keep bit...
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    Maybe different approach. Think "training...

    Maybe different approach.

    Think "training wheels"

    Having doors with wheels inside sliding panel to carry weight then additional wheels on outrigger to keep vertical.

    Have doors overlap...
  16. There are active line conditioners that are...

    There are active line conditioners that are basically a multi-tap transformer with a microprocessor control that changes the taps to create step up and down as load changes.

    Have a couple for data...
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    Tale a photo of the machine data plate and visit...

    Tale a photo of the machine data plate and visit your building department as you will need a permit.

    Take both quotes as well as photos of your load center and meter.

    The inspector can give you...
  18. The short answer is isolation. Energy is...

    The short answer is isolation.

    Energy is traveling back to ground and your controller is in the path.

    The power supply, motor and controller need to be isolated from all grounds.

    Check...
  19. Ferrous metal in aluminum rim to work with...

    Ferrous metal in aluminum rim to work with magnetic pickup?

    Must be better way

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  20. You need someone who has a pace solder station. ...

    You need someone who has a pace solder station.

    Back in the day mobile radio shops had them and folks who could use them.

    Land mobile is about dead now and those left do little component level...
  21. Send the starter back. Pressure switch...

    Send the starter back.

    Pressure switch controls the vfd via run command.

    Needs to be programmed to run whenever the input is active and stop when not.

    Vfd output directly to motor.

    A...
  22. That is why always pay with plastic. Vendor...

    That is why always pay with plastic.

    Vendor who cannot take plastic may have other shortages...

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    Budget and type of testing? Just checking to...

    Budget and type of testing?

    Just checking to see if it passes light only requires a strong penlight style flashlight and a piece of paper, aim light at one end and see spot on paper at other.
    ...
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    It is the American solder that enables some to be...

    It is the American solder that enables some to be the disrespectful fools that they are.

    If the USA was to retreat all forces back to homeland and just watch things would go to he'll in a hurry...
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    We have same controlled with drum switch. ...

    We have same controlled with drum switch.

    Modified ins set of contacts to "MAKE" before others and use that as part of STOP loop.

    Another set switched on either way is RUN and last set switched...
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