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Peter Green
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Is this exposed wire dangerous?

23 votes

What does it mean if the electric is out in a room, but the breaker is not tripped?

20 votes

Does an electric plug exist which would prevent accidental removal from the socket?

17 votes

Should I solder stranded wires when connecting them to a plug?

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When do I need a neutral on a 240V branch circuit?

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Is it okay that my Sony TV power cord replacement has a slot for a third prong that the original doesn't?

11 votes

Panel breakers are alternately 90 V and 140 V

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Branch circuit breaker ineffective at preventing mains trip

8 votes

How can I stop water flow in a pipe if the valve isn't working?

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Why do I measure 120V between phase/neutral and ground?

7 votes

Why would the electrician use 8 gauge wire on a 20A circuit?

7 votes

Can I repair this corroded shutoff valve on my own?

6 votes

Any idea what these cables are for?

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Electric Power comes back when I open up warm tap water and then goes when I close the tap

6 votes

Finding the right size of nut for a bolt

6 votes

DC current for reconstructed house with new extension

6 votes

What do flanged power inlets attach to?

6 votes

extension cords: length vs amps

6 votes

Alternative plugs for 110v

5 votes

Starting to build up my tools collection, is 110v preferable over 240v?

5 votes

How to avoid wires when drilling into the wall?

5 votes

Why would a switch be wired with its neutral connected to ground?

5 votes

wire nut alternative

5 votes

Polaris type electrical connectors terminology

4 votes

What's this bolt head type and how can I open it?

4 votes

What's the intended usage scenario of the Cat5e runs in my new house?

4 votes

With circuit off, why would neutral wires spark and lights on a different circuit flash?

4 votes

I live in an older home without ground wiring. Is it safe to install 3-prong GFCI with only a hot and neutral?

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What is the cause of the common impression that European electrical wiring is safer than (North) American?

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115V to 230V converter

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