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#32791 - 01/03/04 07:08 AM Interesting diy post
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#32792 - 01/03/04 07:37 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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Scott, your topic should be "Dangerous DIYer Thread."

That Rocket guy should be censured to say the least.

Roger

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#32793 - 01/03/04 07:45 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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scary!

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#32794 - 01/03/04 08:40 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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so as long as the bare copper wire path is coonected to SOMETHING that goes to that outside ground....it's safe as it can be.


Idiot!
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#32795 - 01/03/04 09:07 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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Come on Bob,don't you know that all electricity runs righ into the ground?

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#32796 - 01/03/04 09:27 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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With all these folks running EGCs to ground rods I am starting to become afraid of walking on bare earth without insulated boots.

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#32797 - 01/03/04 11:02 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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This is my favorite line.
"I am going to forgo code in this instance"

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#32798 - 01/03/04 11:36 AM Re: Interesting diy post
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Registered: 11/09/03
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Loc: Thomasville, NC USA
The scary part is that there are unimformed people out there who will take this as gospel and get hurt or get someone else hurt.
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#32799 - 01/03/04 03:16 PM Re: Interesting diy post
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..I told him to do himself and his family a favor...call an electrician!!!
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#32800 - 01/03/04 07:04 PM Re: Interesting diy post
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Good Lord,
It certainly makes you wonder about some of the advice tendered in these DIY Boards.
Some of it is just bs and really dangerous, considering that half the time, the people giving the advice haven't even got a clue themselves.
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