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Jul
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comment How to break a sheet of glass quietly?
Some photos might be useful.
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comment Lifting mechanism for height adjustable sitting standing desk
@Cel you'd have to lift the keyboard tray, thereby extending the piston. Once it's lifted, pressing the button locks the piston in the extended position. Lifting the tray should then release the button, and allow the piston to slowly retract. However, these devices are designed to work with heavy doors, not really light keyboard trays.
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answered Trying to Replace 3-Way Light Switch
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comment Trying to Replace 3-Way Light Switch
It sounds like the two black wires are travellers, which means which one is hot will change based on the position of the other 3-way switch. Also, by using the red wire as a "neutral", you'd be connecting the device in series with the lights. This is not good, not to mention you'll need to supply power to the red wire to turn the lights on.
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answered Can't get fan working on thermostat
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comment Lifting mechanism for height adjustable sitting standing desk
@Cel You showed it in your video.
Jul
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answered How to handle dirt caked in excavator bucket
Jul
11
comment Third Wire in 14-3 Wire Showing 50V When There Should be None
You should be able to pick up a handle tie at your local big box or electrical supply shop. Use that to tie the breakers together. In a 120/240V single split-phase electrical system, the two separate legs can safely share a neutral. Because of the way the system works, the current on the neutral cancels out instead of adding. In a circuit like this, the neutral only carries the unbalanced current of the two legs. For example. If L1 has 5 amperes, and L2 has 4, the neutral will carry 1 ampere.
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comment Should I install tamper resistant receptacles
@mjohns 406.11 (which is now 406.12) was in there, so TR receptacles were required in new installs (2008 NEC 406.11 Tamper-Resistant Receptacles in Dwelling Units. In all areas specified in 210.52, all 125-volt, 15and 20-ampere receptacles shall be listed tamper-resistant receptacles.)
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comment Should I install tamper resistant receptacles
@mjohns In the 2008 version, it was 406.3(D) but there was only 1, 2, & 3. I don't think TR receptacles were mentioned at all in 2008 NEC, but I could be wrong about that.
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answered Should I install tamper resistant receptacles
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comment Is there any advantage to using a weather resistant GFCI in a bathroom?
@Johnny any time you replaced a receptacle, it has to be replaced with a TR. 406.4(D)(5) Tamper-Resistant Receptacles. Listed tamper-resistant receptacles shall be provided where replacements are made at receptacle outlets that are required to be tamper-resistant elsewhere in this Code.
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comment Is there any advantage to using a weather resistant GFCI in a bathroom?
Check local codes, TR receptacles may be required. 406.12 Tamper-Resistant Receptacles. Tamper-resistant receptacles shall be installed as specified in 406.12(A) through (C). (A) Dwelling Units. In all areas specified in 210.52, all nonlocking-type 125-volt, I5- and 20-ampere receptacles shall be listed tamper-resistant receptacles. 210.52 Dwelling Unit Receptacle Outlets. (D) Bathrooms.
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comment Decking boards with grooves on both sides
You should follow the manufacturer's installation instructions. Not doing so could void any warranties, and/or reduce the useful life of the product.