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    It is interesting to me that the Mansion owned by...

    It is interesting to me that the Mansion owned by a paving contractor and quarry owner had a gravel driveway. House was built around 1922 in the city next to Berkeley. Built on ten acres so not...
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    K&T the wire is not always insulated. Not good...

    K&T the wire is not always insulated. Not good to lean an aluminum ladder against it. or hang a metal coathanger over it. Obviously the power companies still use K&T it since no plastic insulation...
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    An 8" jointer is easy enough to move onto a...

    An 8" jointer is easy enough to move onto a trailer if you know what you are doing. I bet a 12" or bigger is a lot more work and thought not to snap off the tables. The sunbelt rental drop deck...
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    Houses did not have a ground wire up until the...

    Houses did not have a ground wire up until the 1960's. There is no good way to run a ground to an existing outlet clear from the panel. It was probably safer to use the neutral then to have no...
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    That is a huge mismatch in the hole. I bet it...

    That is a huge mismatch in the hole. I bet it was drilled and not reamed to size after drilling. 14 turns at 0.003 is .021 oversize. It should be more like 0.0021 oversize. Offf by a factor of...
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    This jointer was made in Sweden. Maybe the op...

    This jointer was made in Sweden. Maybe the op lives there?
    Bill D.
    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?78809-EJCA-14-quot-Jointer-Planer

    https://www.ejca.se/
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    I think up to the 70's a washer included the...

    I think up to the 70's a washer included the ground clamp. I do not think my dad would have bought a new one and know he used a new one for the last washer he bought.
    Bill D
  8. Never seen one on a house in California but I...

    Never seen one on a house in California but I hear back east lightening rods are no longer used on houses. Theory of a lightening rod is it draws off the charge before it gets hig h enough voltage ...
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    Used will be a lot less and available. A uhaul...

    Used will be a lot less and available. A uhaul 5x9 trailer rents for $26 a day with tax and insurance. The 3x7 is a little cheaper and lower weight.
    BilL D
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    A house wire from 1949 is very hard to discern...

    A house wire from 1949 is very hard to discern white from black wire. No ground to worry about. My current house 1969 very easy to judge wire color.
    BilL D
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    If the original electrician had done his job he...

    If the original electrician had done his job he would have used a green sharpie or green heatshrink tubing and marked that white wire.There is a reason electrician tape comes in green and white not...
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    I think the outlet may be wired wrong. I would...

    I think the outlet may be wired wrong. I would use a meter to verify the green wire coming out of the cord is in fact ground.
    Bill D
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    Voltage, is it all 240 or do you need 120 or...

    Voltage, is it all 240 or do you need 120 or controls? I assume single phase.
    Bill D
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    I read 7 milliamps can stop the heart. It may or...

    I read 7 milliamps can stop the heart. It may or may not restart. A GFCI must trip at 5 milliamps or less.
    Bill D.
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    Replace the tach or double the resistor in the...

    Replace the tach or double the resistor in the meter. using ground as neutral is safe until it isn't. I forget the exact step but it is a simple undetectable broken ground lead can supply 120 volts...
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    Sticky: My wife and I ,both teachers, point them out to...

    My wife and I ,both teachers, point them out to each other when we see them. We are so good now at math that when one of us asks the other "what is the answer" the other answers "16" before the...
  17. I do not think it matters much since you just...

    I do not think it matters much since you just slow down the feed rate in harder wood and thicker cuts. The power braking might be good for some people. Don't go crazy on the deceleration rate or...
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    Dupont chain saver. Goes on liquid dries to a...

    Dupont chain saver. Goes on liquid dries to a thin wax which does not attract dust. Self cleaning?
    Bill D
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    Sticky: Paul, I learned the answer to #2. 4x4 =16 Do I...

    Paul, I learned the answer to #2. 4x4 =16
    Do I get a gold star?
    Bill D.
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    Your grammar is unclear. Do you want a single...

    Your grammar is unclear. Do you want a single piece cutter that is like a router bit? Which type is more expensive. What bore.
    Do you just need the groover and round over. If so look at the ebay...
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    I just purchased this freud ec260 set from ebay...

    I just purchased this freud ec260 set from ebay and returned it. It was missing one cutter. I think it has the correct sex cutter to do the round over but not the concave mating section. If that...
  22. Gert a used saw with a three phase motor and run...

    Gert a used saw with a three phase motor and run it from a vfd. Adjust the acceleration time so it does not trip. A vfd will also have some small amount of load reactor built in to reduce EMF into...
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    Way lube. Some are Shell Tonna T68, Esso Febris...

    Way lube. Some are Shell Tonna T68, Esso Febris K68, or Mobile Vactra Oil #2. Home shop. shop types use chainsaw bar oil.
    Bill D
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    Best investment I ever made was buying about 80...

    Best investment I ever made was buying about 80 dollars worth of forever stamps about one week before they went up. Almost a 10% profit in a few days with zero risk. Olives went from 87 cents to...
  25. I found out in the last few months that those...

    I found out in the last few months that those bake it yourself biscuits and crescent rolls can be frozen. Just thaw in the fridge overnight before use. Good to know when they hit 25 cents.
    Bill D
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