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05-31-14, 09:35 PM
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Posted By JerseyMatt

Where's the other end of that 2" pipe? Does it...

Where's the other end of that 2" pipe? Does it go all the way to the valve manifold or is that just a 'sleeve' to get it through the brick and the rest is buried? If it goes to the manifold, just...
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Views: 982
Posted By JerseyMatt

Chassis intrusion detection switches are...

Chassis intrusion detection switches are virtually non existent anymore. You especially would not find one in mass-produced low-end department store units like emachines. It's a useless annoying ...
05-31-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 972
Posted By JerseyMatt

Unless your laptop uses the 'wall wart' style...

Unless your laptop uses the 'wall wart' style with the prongs attached, it will use one of these, which you will be able to pick up at just about any shop for a few pounds once you are there (you can...
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Views: 5,655
Posted By JerseyMatt

Following the formula that Rick posted, that...

Following the formula that Rick posted, that mount has a 14" extension, plus we'll call it 4" for the depth of the TV+VESA mount at the end of the arm. So 18". And the back plate is 6" tall. So...
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Posted By JerseyMatt

There's absolutely no mistake you could make with...

There's absolutely no mistake you could make with a regular non-3 way switch that would cause a short only with the switch in the off position.
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Views: 5,655
Posted By JerseyMatt

You're talking apples to oranges, Rick. In a...

You're talking apples to oranges, Rick. In a hospital, the TV's are up high, out of reach of any children (and most adults :D), and they are for all intents and purposes never going to be moved again...
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Posted By JerseyMatt

My point exactly. There is absolutely NO valid...

My point exactly. There is absolutely NO valid reason. He's playing with fire and eventually he's going to get burned. Some sugared up 8 year old is going to decide to use the arm of one of his...
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Views: 982
Posted By JerseyMatt

I'd put money on the power supply. The version...

I'd put money on the power supply. The version numbers on the motherboard can be different as long as the part number is the same. Motherboards - especially in mass-produced machines - go through...
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Views: 3,209
Posted By JerseyMatt

It almost sounds like you used a 3-way switch.. ...

It almost sounds like you used a 3-way switch.. Which in itself wouldn't be a problem unless the unused screw is touching ground.

There's really no other explanation for the circuit to be shorted...
05-30-14, 06:53 PM
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Views: 2,136
Posted By JerseyMatt

Allan I'm sure his issue is more with the...

Allan I'm sure his issue is more with the nuisance of having to reset it than having to replace it when it's broken. When he says 'breaking so much' he means tripping. It also doesn't matter...
05-30-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 998
Posted By JerseyMatt

Sounds like the motor is developing a bad...

Sounds like the motor is developing a bad bearing, or a winding is dead, which makes it have to work harder - thus drawing more power and creating more heat.. If it's not tripping the actual...
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Views: 5,655
Posted By JerseyMatt

Just because one's stupidity/laziness hasn't...

Just because one's stupidity/laziness hasn't bitten them in the ass yet doesn't mean stupid/lazy is the right way to do it. Nor is it any basis for advising others to follow said stupid/lazy...
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Posted By JerseyMatt

If I worked for some huge corporation like MasTec...

If I worked for some huge corporation like MasTec where bean counters and profit margins dictate policy instead of people who have common sense, and their written policy is to to hang an articulating...
05-30-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,762
Posted By JerseyMatt

And nobody said anything about it being required...

And nobody said anything about it being required in the OP's application.. 404.2(C) applies to switches controlling lighting loads only.
05-30-14, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,455
Posted By JerseyMatt

I've seen it done before with standard 3-wire...

I've seen it done before with standard 3-wire motion heads.. Whether or not it was sanctioned by the manufacturer I don't know. However I can tell you there ARE motion detectors out there with a...
Replies: 25
Views: 1,290
Posted By JerseyMatt

I've never had an issue with pre-filled 3rd party...

I've never had an issue with pre-filled 3rd party cartridges. No clogs, no leaks, no issues (buying bulk ink and a chip resetter and refilling the old cartridges is another story). Photo fading I...
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Views: 1,809
Posted By JerseyMatt

Uhh it's called 'firmware'. Same as any other...

Uhh it's called 'firmware'. Same as any other computerized device. Your car doesn't have a hard drive, or a way to boot it to safe mode or a command prompt.. Neither does your microwave or coffee...
05-30-14, 08:31 AM
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Views: 3,762
Posted By JerseyMatt

Technically yes, but it would be bad practice if...

Technically yes, but it would be bad practice if the new load is anything but lighting.

The reason it was mandated is there are more and more electronic switches going on the market that require a...
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Posted By JerseyMatt

They don't come with screws. You use a 1/4"-20...

They don't come with screws. You use a 1/4"-20 bolt in whatever length you need.
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Posted By JerseyMatt

The problem with what you want to do is that when...

The problem with what you want to do is that when you put the brace in front of a metal stud, there is only a tiny point of contact at the thread of each screw. When you run the 2x8 BEHIND the stud,...
05-29-14, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By JerseyMatt

Yeah exactly.. The shielded/grounded Cat6 should...

Yeah exactly.. The shielded/grounded Cat6 should do fine given even a few inches of dirt separation. I wouldn't bother with metal pipe either.

As for the freezing issue, I'm not sure what your...
05-28-14, 08:40 PM
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Views: 1,322
Posted By JerseyMatt

Keep in mind when using STP, (since I doubt your...

Keep in mind when using STP, (since I doubt your whole network will be done with shielded/grounded patch panels, jacks, and plugs) you must at the very least connect the shield/drain wire to solid...
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Views: 1,290
Posted By JerseyMatt

Yeah I have to agree Epsons are the best. I have...

Yeah I have to agree Epsons are the best. I have an RX595 all-in-one (does photo and direct CD/DVD printing) that I bought almost 10 years ago and it's still running like a champ. Before that I had...
Replies: 11
Views: 787
Posted By JerseyMatt

And I'm going with Dane on this.. It's for a...

And I'm going with Dane on this.. It's for a laptop, so he's not going to want to use an external hard drive because those suck power, and are vulnerable to shock damage. And especially not a...
05-28-14, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,322
Posted By JerseyMatt

In normal practice you need to keep at least 12"...

In normal practice you need to keep at least 12" of separation between unshielded network cable and parallel electrical cable. If you don't want to do the wider/deeper trench, you can either run STP...
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