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Is it possible to use this light socket for a projector? (EU)

I've moved into a home in Sweden and there's a light socket installed high on a wall, pictured here. The socket takes small plug designed especially for light fixtures, like this. I want to use this ...
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Adaper from 120V split receptacle to 240V outlet

Adapters exist for providing 120V from a 240V receptacle, such as for powering a gas range or dryer from the original electric range or dryer outlet: Does anyone make a similar adapter that goes in ...
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Do push-fit braided stainless steel hoses with ball valve and MNPT adapter provide a swiveling connection?

I don't have access to one of these hoses in person to be able to determine the answer for myself, and have only seen pictures of them online. Does either the ball valve or the MNPT adapter spin ...
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MNPT/MIP confusion - PVC pipe to frost free (freeze resistant) sillcock/hose bibb

Short version: -I am interested in hearing your thoughts on how best to install a cold-weather sillcock/hose bib & I am running into some MIP/MNPT uncertainty. -Situation: I can find an adapter ...
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What size connection do I need for this gas dryer hose?

Could you please tell me what size I need for this gas dryer hose? https://ibb.co/BzxSNtG https://ibb.co/3WnYrBm https://ibb.co/9nkjTGq
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How to connect a washing machine to a bathroom sink via a quick coupling connector

Planning to install stackable washer dryer in bathroom. If I use a bathroom sink quick-coupling adapter for the water supply, which hose, hot or cold, do I connect and what should I do with the other ...
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Can I use a universal power adapter for this old Ikea lamp?

I bought this old Ikea lamp from a thrift store the other day, but it is missing its original power adapter. It's got this plug that looks like an old RCA cable. I saw on reddit that the original ...
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50 Amp plug but 30 amp breaker

I have a plasma cutter which can have 35 amps of 220 draw. The factory plug is NEMA rated for 50 amps, 220V single phase. My circuit is rated for 30 amps. I never intend to go above 30 amps when ...
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How do I pull out a stuck facet cartridge adapter?

I have a black adapter for a facet cartridge that is stuck. I’ve tried to pull it out but it doesn’t budge as it’s been a few years since it’s been installed. Any advice on how to get it unstuck? Ps I ...
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Outdoor string lights plug adapter? [closed]

My back porch does not have any external outlets. The porch light has this F13BX/827 double LED light, which is requires a 2 pin gx23 base. I was wondering if there are any adapters that can go into ...
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Are the NEMA 10-30 to 14-30 adapters with the extra ground wire valid/legal to use and still adhere to code?

I know the correct answer is to always run a separate ground wire to properly upgrade a 10-30 receptacle to a 14-30 receptacle. However I noticed amazon sells many of these adapters which instruct ...
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Help finding garden hose to kitchen faucet adapter [closed]

I am having a hard time figuring out which adapter to get to hook my garden hose up to my pull down kitchen faucet. I included some photos, I would appreciate any help.
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What type of trap adapter is needed to connect a brass tub drain to an ABS p-trap?

For a brass tub drain and overflow, how would one connect the brass tailpiece to transition to an ABS p-trap? The issue is that the brass pipes seem to have a different outer diameter compared to ABS ...
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Installing a US tap in the UK

I purchased a faucet from the US and for love nor money can I determine what the faucets tail threaded male size requirement is that would screw into the faucet's female thread. The diagram references ...
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Portable washer: Is this size of converter wrong?

I bought a portable washer from Amazon and the adapter + diverter + hose to connect to my kitchen faucet. This adapter is for Female G1/2 to Male 3/4'' but it doesn’t fit. Can someone please tell me ...
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What adapters do I need to securely connect a garden hose to this frame in conjunction with the water pump's 1/2" MNPT output?

What I need: A secure way to connect a garden hose to a water pump using lead free adapters and/or connections. The pump output is 1/2" MNPT and is positioned approximately 3"-4" from ...
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Is this Nema 6-50 to 6-20 adapter up to code?

My shop is wired with a whole bunch of 6-50r plugs around the walls running 220v AC. I just picked up a dust collector with a 6-20p plug on the end. I believe it is rated to pull 13 amps at 220v ...
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Want to add water filter supply line after water shutoff valve but can't get adapter to fit

I just bought this adapter and for some reason, it won't fit with 3/8 or 1/2. Any recommendations that would fix the issue? I am not sure what my water line size and from what I know, 3/8 and 1/2 are ...
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What plug is this/ what adapter do i need?

so i have a lamp but the plug isn’t one i’ve typically seen before so i don't know what adapter i would need. I have done some research and found that type A plug is the closest thing however on a ...
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How can I connect a GE LP clothes dryer to a portable LP tank?

I have been looking for an adapter that allows me to hook a (20 lb. tank) up to my converted GE dryer for over a year (model GTDP350GM1WS). However, I simply can not find one that goes from the ...
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Can I use a Honeywell Cwire adapter on a 2-Stage Condensing Furnace?

I'm currently trying to add a Amazon smart thermostat to my Trane UH2B060A9V3VA furnace. When I had my AC service earlier in the year I mentioned the project to my heating and cooling guy and though I ...
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How do I seal the connection between my male threaded faucet and a female brass adapter?

I’m pretty new to this, so I may be down a wrong path. Ultimately I’m trying to connect a garden hose connection to my bathroom faucet, but my faucet is too small. After a lot of measuring and trial ...
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Pressure washer adapter for Portland pressuer washer and Sun Joe attachments [closed]

I bought a Portland Pressure Washer (I think STYDDI connector), not knowing a whole lot about pressure washers. I wanted to clean my gutters, and bought a Sun Joe kit (SPX?) to help me use my pressure ...
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Convert 120v to 240v and run inverter/charger?

Currently I have a generator that outputs 240v/30A via a L14-30R generator transfer cable. I hook this to my inverter/charger to charge the batteries in my off-grid cabin. The Inverter/Charger ...
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1" to 3/4" EMT bushing or adapter?

What's the proper bushing or coupling for stepping 1" EMT down to 3/4"? Does such a fitting (bushing?) even exist? My searches for a 1" to 3/4" EMT adapter pretty much come up ...
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Leak from the connection between downspout adapter and drain pipe

I have a downspout adapter (2x3x3 NDS 903) connecting a downspout to a drain pipe. The adapter is female, drain pipe is male, there is leak from the connection because it is not very tight: How can I ...
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What is this Titus metal part called?

I found this metal piece with the brand name Titus. What is it called and what is it for?
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C wire contact missing at boiler

I have a heat only system. My previous thermostat only use the red and white wire. The blue C wire was coiled up and unused. I purchased a new nest thermostat. Everything is wired fine at the ...
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How to install a bidet while not adding extra stress to my toilet seat

Recently my home bought a bidet and installed it with no problem. A few weeks later the seat cracked. I was able to determine that it was the added thickness at the back of the seat caused by the ...
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Refrigerator - power cord exposed copper wire

There are multiple parts of exposed copper wiring on the power cord of my refrigerator. There are about 3 parts where the copper is exposed. I'm not really sure how it happened. Can I wrap it in ...
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What size adapter do I need to fit a Danco hose on my older Glacier Bay kitchen faucet?

The pull-out (well, technically a pull-down) hose was leaking on our kitchen sink. It is a Glacier Bay–branded model but Home Depot did not show any hoses for it on their site so I bought a generic &...
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Connect air conditioner to poppet valve

I am about to make a purchase for an air conditioner and I am consindering to connect the output to the existing exhaust air poppet/disk valve in my kitchen instead of using a window. My question is: ...
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Using an adapter on a 220 outlet

I have a clothes washer that runs on a normal 110 plug. I have an available a 220 4 prong plug in the wall. It has it's own breaker slot and is currently unused. The washer manufactures makes an ...
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Help me identify the hex-to-allen adapter in this image

I'm trying to determine the name of the red-circled adapter so that I can buy it and replicate this setup to fix something at my place.
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Which adapter am I missing for my washing mashine?

I got a new washing mashine from a friend. As we couldnt get of the tube, i had to buy a new one. Now it seems i am missing an Adapter. Which Adapter do i need? (I hope the questions is ok to ask here....
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Can I use an adapter to plug a 4 prong dryer into a welder outlet?

I have a welder outlet in my garage that I’ll probably never use. I was wondering if I can use an adapter like this to connect a dryer with four prongs: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07P93HF1P/ref=...
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A specific charger causing yellow sparks [closed]

I just got a new speaker for my Desktop The charger on first contact in the power strip caused a yellow spark, in the power surge (power strip) I initially thought it was the power strip I tried to ...
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Can a 4 prong welder run off a 3 prong outlet?

My Millermatic 350 welder (runs 480v or 240v) has a 4 prong L16-30 plug and I have a 3 prong 6-50 outlet. Can I run an adapter from the 3 prong outlet to the 4 prong machine? Essentially, can I use ...
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How to connect Dryer outlet to a power distribution unit?

I have a 240V (4-prong) dryer outlet. I want to buy PDU (power distribution unit) so that I connect the dryer outlet to PDU, then connect PDU to (non-server) power supplies. The power supplies are ...
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Adapter to interface camping propane tank like big grilling one

I have a propane torch that is made to go on a big grilling propane tank (like you get at the Home Depot). I don't have a tank like that and also where I will be using the torch it would be too big, ...
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Faucet adapter not fitting /screwing in

I am trying to attach a faucet adapter to my kitchen sink to allow me to add a touch-less adapter. I made some mistakes on sizes and finally arrives at M16 female (on faucet side) to M22 male (for ...
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Adapting RJ-45 to RJ-11? [closed]

I'm planning to rewire the networking in my home with Cat5e or Cat6 throughout. The wiring will go to a central patch panel, where my router and main switch will be located. One issue, though, is that ...
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Where does this gasket go? Countertop dishwasher faucet adapter

I have an SPT brand countertop dishwasher. I forgot to push the red drain button before disconnecting the hose from the faucet adapter. The water pressure blew off this black rubber gasket. I can’t ...
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Should I bother with this 10-20 plug or replace it?

I have a water pump, it works fine. Motor is rated for 115/230 and draws 9.6 or 4.8 full-load amps depending on voltage. Its cord has a plug that appears to be vintage NEMA 10-20, but I'm not certain ...
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Finding the right adapter to connect a hose and a faucet

I am trying to connect this hose (thread size 2.0): To this faucet (thread size 1.0): The caliper reads 2.5 metric millimeters for the female screw of the hose, and the male faucet screw is 19mm. I ...
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Light socket to outlet adapter not working

I typically use two socket to outlet adaptors with a light bulb socket to put the bulb back in to the fixture to light two holiday wreaths with a small strand of lights each. They have always worked ...
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Adapter to convert a 45-degree angle wall electrical plug into a straight plug [closed]

This is a recurring problem I have: Instead of a traditional, straight plug, I have devices with a three-prong plug that lays flush against a wall and angled at 45 degrees. I find these types of plugs ...
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what is this semicircular crank connector part called?

The plastic hand crank handle on my compost grinder just broke, and the company that made it is long out of business. I'm trying to see if I can find some other replacement, but I'm having trouble ...
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What is this rotating pipe adapter called

This is the solenoid valve from Orbit Water Timer I have. I want to know what is the rotating adapter on the right side called. I would want to buy one for some of the threaded taps that I have in my ...
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Does Electrical Travel Adapters Damage Circuits over long periods of time?

I bought an electric shaver in Australia store, one of those larger Panasonic brands. I want to use it at my residence in USA. Does using Type I (Australia) or International, to US adapter, over long ...
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