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  1. When buying hoses pay attention to the hose ends,...

    When buying hoses pay attention to the hose ends, a lot of them are aluminum now and do not perform well long term, look for brass for best results.
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    The locking plug looks like a 20A, if it is a 30A...

    The locking plug looks like a 20A, if it is a 30A then there is a problem with the 20A connectors.
  3. Not impressed with Valspar, but have had good...

    Not impressed with Valspar, but have had good luck with Behr. Sherwin-Williams, Kelly-Moore, Benjamin Moore, are all good paints, and there is nothing more expensive then cheap paint*, learned that...
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    In my rental wired the fan to come on with either...

    In my rental wired the fan to come on with either the overhead or the light over the mirror, as it has been vacant for almost 2 years, do not know how well it will work but going to find out soon...
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    You cannot put 15A receptacles on a 30A circuit,...

    You cannot put 15A receptacles on a 30A circuit, it is just wrong from a safety & code prospective, a better is to get a small loadcenter, and put in 15 or 20A circuit breakers in it with GFCI...
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    Cord is not permitted to pass through a wall or...

    Cord is not permitted to pass through a wall or ceiling or any opening, nor can it pass through a ceiling tile, strictly prohibited by the NEC. See NEC article 400.8(2).
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    What is the rating of the circuit? Depending on...

    What is the rating of the circuit? Depending on the size, overcurrent protection may be required for a indicator/pilot light, BTW since the OP is in the People's Republic of Chico, it is on the PG&E...
  8. In addition to scam phone calls from callers...

    In addition to scam phone calls from callers claiming to be the IRS, SSA, or others, there are still phishing emails being sent out, where the firm that they are claiming to be from has a way to...
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    That cable is not permitted in a structure, it is...

    That cable is not permitted in a structure, it is intended for utilities who do not have to comply with the NEC.
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    Craftsman is a tarnished brand thanks to Eddie...

    Craftsman is a tarnished brand thanks to Eddie Lampert, and Black and Decker is another company that I have no use for, for that reason do not own any DeWalt power tools, when Craftsman was domestic...
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    The local OSH building was used by the Paradise...

    The local OSH building was used by the Paradise Unified School District for their intermediate school after the Camp Fire that roared through Paradise, CA last year, it was announced recently that...
  12. That motor is not a 5 HP, my guess it's at least...

    That motor is not a 5 HP, my guess it's at least 10.
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    I have a 20" Rockwell wood/metal variable speed...

    I have a 20" Rockwell wood/metal variable speed bandsaw, powered by a 2 HP 1Ø TEFC motor,2-speed gear box, the foot pedal is how the speed is changed, it is not a brake.
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    Google tracks you, and stores whatever data about...

    Google tracks you, and stores whatever data about you they can find, they have been smoozing with government spy agencies so I consider them evil, so I use www.duckduckgo.com , or www.startpage.com ,...
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    Chrome and Android are Google, best to avoid any...

    Chrome and Android are Google, best to avoid any google product.
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    I always joked a frontal lobotomy was required to...

    I always joked a frontal lobotomy was required to drive on the wrong side of the road, but being careful & paying attention would be paramount in any unfamiliar situation. Calling a manual...
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    For my Dodge 5.9 L diesel use Wix, Napa Gold, or...

    For my Dodge 5.9 L diesel use Wix, Napa Gold, or OEM Mopar, the7.3 L Ford F250, only use Wix, or Napa Gold, when Motorcraft was used the bloody thing left drips wherever it was parked until quit...
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    You cannot pass a cord through any opening of the...

    You cannot pass a cord through any opening of the building finish, the cord, plug, receptacle must be in the same room.
  19. If there is no means to lock the casters it will...

    If there is no means to lock the casters it will move all over when trying to use the tool.
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    When cleaning brushes used for the application of...

    When cleaning brushes used for the application of solvent based material, when the brush is cleaned I just leave the brush upright to dry then put it away, no need to wash off remaining solvent as...
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    LG & Samsung seem to be hard to get parts for and...

    LG & Samsung seem to be hard to get parts for and less reliable, the fridges on the property are all Whirlpool or rebranded Whirlpool, (Kirkland Signature) all have done well, since Hiaer bought GE...
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    A single conduit is not suitable for support of a...

    A single conduit is not suitable for support of a box, either a 2nd conduit or other means of support would be required.
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    In the shop, and back room, both have one 20A,...

    In the shop, and back room, both have one 20A, 240V Twistlock® in the floor boxes.
  24. A 5 HP 1Ø motor requires wiring for 35A which is...

    A 5 HP 1Ø motor requires wiring for 35A which is the amperes listed in NEC table 430.248, 28A at 125%, most straight blade receptacles also are only rated for 3.5 HP max, so unless someone is willing...
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    Just because a inspector passes something does...

    Just because a inspector passes something does not make it right.


    I used floorboxes in the shop.

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