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Posted By Norm201

So that is suppose to be smooth piece? To me it...

So that is suppose to be smooth piece? To me it looked like it was scalloped to be that way. Maybe the picture was too close up.
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Posted By XSleeper

If you thought a belt sander was slow, any other...

If you thought a belt sander was slow, any other sander will be much slower. A belt sander is likely the best tool to use because you need to flatten those grooves, not detail sand each one. Change...
05-17-20, 02:55 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Wrap the two solid wires first and then wrap the...

Wrap the two solid wires first and then wrap the stranded wires around that.
05-16-20, 02:38 PM
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Posted By Pilot Dane

Yea, just get a hole plug. They are available in...

Yea, just get a hole plug. They are available in plastic or steel and just snap in place.
05-16-20, 02:26 PM
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Posted By joed

If you are talking about a round hole, plug it....

If you are talking about a round hole, plug it. They make snap in plugs just for this purpose.
05-15-20, 07:58 AM
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Posted By Astuff

Yes, path leads to the same place. Parallel. ...

Yes, path leads to the same place. Parallel. It's not that it won't work but it is a code violation. NEC must have found that it causes safety issues.
05-15-20, 05:19 AM
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Posted By AllanJ

The extra pigtail shown is unnecessary. Whoever...

The extra pigtail shown is unnecessary. Whoever installed it probably lost track of which wires went where.in the jumble of wires and confined space of the box.
05-14-20, 09:21 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Leave the split tab in place and use either screw...

Leave the split tab in place and use either screw for hot.
The two screws on the opposite side where the green screw is are for the loads.
05-14-20, 07:08 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Yes.... the common terminal would be the hot "in"...

Yes.... the common terminal would be the hot "in" to all three of those switches.
The 1, 2 and 3 terminals are the switched outputs.
You will need to add short tails to the hot wire. You'll need a...
05-07-20, 06:22 PM
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Posted By PJmax

Common ? The timer requires hot/line in and...

Common ?

The timer requires hot/line in and neutral/white and a connection to a load on red.
You have one hot wire with two tails added on so that one hot wire can power both switches.
What is...
05-07-20, 05:26 PM
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Posted By joed

The three black wires are the hot feed from the...

The three black wires are the hot feed from the panel. They feed power to the switches. This would be the LINE connection to the timer switch.
The two whites are the neutral from the panel connected...
03-29-20, 10:42 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The 120/240v service line to your house will not...

The 120/240v service line to your house will not arc thru the air to your saw.
As mentioned.... there will be quite an arc if your saw contacts and shorts the wires.
03-29-20, 07:19 PM
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Posted By AllanJ

Even 240 volts can arc in a very scary fashion....

Even 240 volts can arc in a very scary fashion. On the way to your house the power in the overhead line is not limited to the 100 or so amperes of your panel breaker. So is is possible for an arc to...
03-29-20, 06:58 PM
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Posted By Norm201

In a typical neighborhood no. From the pole a...

In a typical neighborhood no.
From the pole a 240/120 split phase is dropped through a weather head conduit, which in turn runs through your meter, then into your service box. Neighborhoods are fed...
02-13-20, 01:31 PM
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Posted By Norm201

Pigtails is the preferred way.

Pigtails is the preferred way.
09-10-19, 07:13 PM
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Posted By lambition

I don't know what type of box you had before, but...

I don't know what type of box you had before, but often gangable steel boxes are used instead of a single 2 gang or 3 gang boxes.

With gangable boxes, you take sides off of single gang box and...
09-10-19, 06:01 PM
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Posted By PJmax

The metal conduit IS the ground and as such needs...

The metal conduit IS the ground and as such needs to be maintained.
You're going to need to use a metal box.
Doesn't need to be galvanized..... just steel is ok.
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Posted By PJmax

I would avoid the spring wound timers. They're...

I would avoid the spring wound timers. They're good as a last resort or where no neutral is present.
Shame on your guests if they can't figure how to push a button.
They will be mildly shocked and...
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Posted By PJmax

Sometimes I've stacked two gaskets together to...

Sometimes I've stacked two gaskets together to make the seal.
08-22-19, 07:27 AM
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Posted By Northern Mike

I don't think it was the 0.2V difference. I...

I don't think it was the 0.2V difference. I suspect under load when attached to the machine, the PS was failing. See this before a lot. test with meter and all looks good. Pull some hair out, opt to...
08-22-19, 06:04 AM
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Posted By Northern Mike

+/- 0.9 V tells me you may have an AC supply with...

+/- 0.9 V tells me you may have an AC supply with your meter set to DC.
06-10-19, 04:18 AM
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Posted By lambition

If it is metal conduit all the way, then there is...

If it is metal conduit all the way, then there is no need for additional ground wire. Conduit acts as a ground conductor.
06-10-19, 02:49 AM
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Posted By pcboss

You only need one ground per conduit. ...

You only need one ground per conduit.

Another conductor can be pulled into the conduit.
06-09-19, 08:22 AM
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Posted By joed

Connect ALL ground wires together no matter where...

Connect ALL ground wires together no matter where they come from even from different circuits.
06-09-19, 05:43 AM
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Posted By pcboss

You do not connect the grounds to a c!amp screw..

You do not connect the grounds to a c!amp screw..
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