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09-19-13, 02:34 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Yeah, it's the bulb and not the lamp. I bought a...

Yeah, it's the bulb and not the lamp. I bought a 2 pack of 3way bulbs and one works fine in both lamps and one works off, on, on in both lamps.
09-19-13, 02:17 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Did not know about the touching thing, all I knew...

Did not know about the touching thing, all I knew is that many years ago the floor lamps with the Halogen bulbs specifically said not to touch the bulb. It's good to know and I will use something to...
09-19-13, 01:37 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Cool thanks for the replies. When I moved in it...

Cool thanks for the replies. When I moved in it had 4 (out of 6) bulbs with different shapes. I especially like one that is dim and sometimes won't turn on right away but it has a cool shape I...
09-19-13, 01:02 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Is it bad or harmful to unscrew light fixtures so that some are not always on?

In my bathroom I have a light panel for six regular sized bulbs. Is it bad, harmful or dangerous to unscrew some so they don't make contact and turn on but some of them do? Would it be better to...
09-19-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,799
Posted By 954Guy

thanks ray. I did see online about putting the...

thanks ray. I did see online about putting the loop clockwise, but have to recheck it because I didn't know that when I did it. I was able to just pull the last cable out of the backstab by tugging...
09-19-13, 09:45 AM
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Posted By 954Guy

Thanks casual, I am gonna replace my outlets now...

Thanks casual, I am gonna replace my outlets now that I know that the backstabbed ones can pose a bigger problem.
09-18-13, 08:37 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Thanks ray. I don't know much about electricity....

Thanks ray. I don't know much about electricity. I don't even know if the bedroom one and living room one are on the same breaker. I know I won't use both at the same time just in case. It's not...
09-18-13, 08:25 PM
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Views: 1,799
Posted By 954Guy

I don't even know what that means ray or how to...

I don't even know what that means ray or how to go about it. The main one I use in the small bedroom is 5000 BTU, the living room one I don't use often and it's 8000 btus. I had a 10000 btu...
09-18-13, 08:20 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Thanks PJ, I would have to see how to use it...

Thanks PJ, I would have to see how to use it first, that other one costs between $25 to $35 depending where online I find the best deal. I just want something easy to use and read that plugs in not...
09-18-13, 08:04 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

I think I might buy one of these to check out all...

I think I might buy one of these to check out all my outlets

Prime Products AC Line Meter & Polarity Tester Digital
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09-18-13, 07:52 PM
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Views: 1,799
Posted By 954Guy

Thanks Nash. It's a mobile home from the mid to...

Thanks Nash. It's a mobile home from the mid to late 70s that's why I wanted to know if it was copper or aluminum,

What happened was when I moved in 3 weeks ago I went to plug something in and my...
09-18-13, 07:41 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

I might do that casual.. I know one was fixed by...

I might do that casual.. I know one was fixed by a handyman who did several different things for me. That one had half the outlet out and when he went to replace it there were spider eggs all around...
09-18-13, 07:07 PM
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Posted By 954Guy

Thanks casual. I actually took that picture when...

Thanks casual. I actually took that picture when I was replacing the non working outlet to make sure I put everything back the right way. (My first attempt at an electrical fix) I bought a new...
09-18-13, 04:53 PM
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Views: 1,799
Posted By 954Guy

Thanks for the info toolmon.

Thanks for the info toolmon.
09-18-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,799
Posted By 954Guy

Does this look like copper wire?

It looks like copper to me but I just want to make sure if it is nor not, thanks.
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