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#80746 - 05/15/02 03:06 PM Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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#80747 - 05/15/02 07:03 PM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Thanks Joe

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#80748 - 05/15/02 08:17 PM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Thanks Joe!

BTW, anyone know when the 2002 Ugly's come out?


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#80749 - 05/15/02 10:36 PM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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You just saved me a lot of trips from my desk to the trucks to dig out an ugly book! Thanks.


#80750 - 05/16/02 02:01 AM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Good Reference Joe!

What's that knot called that is used in lamps and light fixtures? (I mean Luminares)
It's 'knot' here! [Linked Image]

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#80751 - 05/16/02 08:07 AM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Bill, If ya can't tie a not, tie a lot!

(I think it's just an overhand not...)

Has the 2002 Ugly Book come out yet? I mistakenly loaned out my '99 thinking I'd buy a 2002, but alas they aren't available yet... Is there an echo in here?


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#80752 - 05/16/02 08:47 AM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Virgil,

I think it's got a name that is used in books and such. Do you know what I mean?
I'm thinking 'Underwriter's knot' maybe?

I seem to recall a name mentioned in shop class too many moons ago when we were taught the finer art of lamp-making.

Bill


#80753 - 05/16/02 09:01 AM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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Yes!
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&ie=UTF8&oe=UTF8&q=underwriters+knot

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Perhaps We should notify them of their omission of the one "Electrical Knot" out there?

Bill


#80754 - 05/16/02 10:25 AM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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hey, I resemble that topic! [Linked Image]


#80755 - 05/16/02 06:06 PM Re: Ugly electrician's can use this stuff!  
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In the 13th edition of the American Electricians' Handbook on page 9.200 Figure 9.234 is what I have always called the underwriters knot.


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