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#112486 - 06/29/01 08:58 PM Disco-no-no
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This was found connected to a 2 HP 1 Phase 240V Planer circa 1950. It's the result of a carpenter and a mechanic getting together on an electrical project.

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#112487 - 06/30/01 03:31 AM Re: Disco-no-no
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electricians make bad carpenters, carpenters make bad electricians...

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#112488 - 07/02/01 03:51 PM Re: Disco-no-no
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What's wrong with these guys? I thought even carpenters knew that you're supposed to use a BRASS bolt when you're replacing a fuse with a bolt!! What's the extra conductor for? Is it a dedicated phone cable for 911 calls?
(All in jest, this is really awful)

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#112489 - 07/02/01 04:15 PM Re: Disco-no-no
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If there was a short circuit on the load side, would that be considered a "bolted fault?"
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#112490 - 07/02/01 06:46 PM Re: Disco-no-no
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Sure sounds right, Tom.
And if the short was right where they installed this little jewel, would it be a "faulted bolt"?

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#112491 - 08/28/01 02:40 PM Re: Disco-no-no
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Originally posted by Tom:
If there was a short circuit on the load side, would that be considered a "bolted fault?"


...Only after the Nut welded itself to the threads of the bolt.

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