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Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 07-04-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,283
Posted By Norcal
Could be but very limited size wise.

Could be but very limited size wise.
Forum: Welding 06-23-2021, 07:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,599
Posted By Norcal
600V, (600Y/347V) is very common in Canada, but...

600V, (600Y/347V) is very common in Canada, but rather rare in the US.
Forum: Welding 06-22-2021, 11:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,599
Posted By Norcal
By around WWII it was 115/230V.

By around WWII it was 115/230V.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-06-2021, 07:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,141
Posted By Norcal
I seem to remember a adapter to use 5/8" UNC,...

I seem to remember a adapter to use 5/8" UNC, accessories on Makita grinders.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-23-2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,871
Posted By Norcal
Correction, T12 is 1 1/2".

Correction, T12 is 1 1/2".
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-13-2021, 12:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,612
Posted By Norcal
How many people who have a diesel requiring DEF,...

How many people who have a diesel requiring DEF, do a delete? Big problem if living in a area that requires smog inspections like California, & having to reinstall it every 2 years to pass smog....
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 04-03-2021, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,290
Posted By Norcal
Mine is a original Hobart Kitchenaid, all I did...

Mine is a original Hobart Kitchenaid, all I did was change the cord to a 3-wire for proper grounding.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-15-2021, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By Norcal
There is no exception for PVC, it is still...

There is no exception for PVC, it is still required for any conduit with 4 AWG & larger conductors.


See NEC Article 300.4(G)
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-14-2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,916
Posted By Norcal
If it is URD cable, no, at least inside a...

If it is URD cable, no, at least inside a structure it is going need another rating like RHW, as URD is not allowed in a building.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-12-2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,535
Posted By Norcal
Just a update, the former Corian backsplash off...

Just a update, the former Corian backsplash off the decommissioned countertop made very good shelves for the 2 medicine cabinets, was going to break them up & trash them, glad I did not.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Norcal
I almost crapped myself on what they want for a...

I almost crapped myself on what they want for a 6 gang ring, $30 to $200 each + the box. 3 gang not too bad.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-10-2021, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 928
Posted By Norcal
Needs a plaster ring which can be sourced at a...

Needs a plaster ring which can be sourced at a big box store.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-30-2021, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,535
Posted By Norcal
I had some pieces from a kitchen remodel, the...

I had some pieces from a kitchen remodel, the remains of the countertop were not good for much so I used them for shelves in the cabinets that were taken from the same job, the stuff machines well...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-16-2021, 03:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,898
Posted By Norcal
115V & 230V were used in NEC calculations back in...

115V & 230V were used in NEC calculations back in the '70's, 120V & 240V are used now, as they are the standard nominal voltages today.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 01-01-2021, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,143
Posted By Norcal
159054 That label is not a "scam" the...

159054

That label is not a "scam" the manufacturer has calculated the load of the equipment plus added the required 125% so the electrician sizes the conductors based on 22A, so if using NM cable,...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-30-2020, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,143
Posted By Norcal
If you use NM cable 10 AWG is too small, code...

If you use NM cable 10 AWG is too small, code requires minimum of 35A conductors for a 5 HP single phase motor, as they are not sized per nameplate values (unless higher) but by 125% of table 430.248...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 12-20-2020, 11:47 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,917
Posted By Norcal
That photo is of a contactor, & overload relay,...

That photo is of a contactor, & overload relay, when combined they become a starter, at least they did not use a off breed starter, Telemechaniqe is a decent IEC starter, I prefer NEMA controls...
Forum: Welding 11-16-2020, 02:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,917
Posted By Norcal
If you drive a Prius, Volvo, or Subaru, it's in...

If you drive a Prius, Volvo, or Subaru, it's in the upper 90's percentile that your a lefty.:devil:
Forum: Shop & Safety 10-17-2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,371
Posted By Norcal
A good number of years ago, some POS was smearing...

A good number of years ago, some POS was smearing Aircraft Stripper on vehicles parked on the street, can't remember if they ever got caught either.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-17-2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,739
Posted By Norcal
50 years ago C-H used a epoxy cast coil.

50 years ago C-H used a epoxy cast coil.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-11-2020, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,739
Posted By Norcal
A lighting contactor will never have a O/L relay...

A lighting contactor will never have a O/L relay as they are for lighting loads & no need for them, unlike motor loads. Technically a lighting contactor cannot be used for motor loads as they are...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-06-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Norcal
Is the lubrication specified a grease, or gear...

Is the lubrication specified a grease, or gear oil? when I cleaned the gear box out years ago, it was full of oil. My knowledge of lubrication is weak, & doing it wrong is going to be worse then just...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-05-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Norcal
I don't have a manual, it is a former school...

I don't have a manual, it is a former school machine that was a basket case when I got it.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 10-04-2020, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,307
Posted By Norcal
Rockwell 20" wood/metal bandsaw gearbox lube

I have the above model that has to sit unused because of no oil in the gear box & there is no support from what is left of the manufacturer, would anyone here know what to use? The saw has been taken...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 08-13-2020, 12:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,395
Posted By Norcal
120/240V 3 phase has 2, 120 volt legs with a 208V...

120/240V 3 phase has 2, 120 volt legs with a 208V high leg, & 240V between any 2 phases, if 110V the high leg would be 190V, with 220V between any 2 phases.
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