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Deck by Fucking Banningstog - Tue, 27 Sep 2016 02:17:08 EST ID:OiQL0CQb No.7000 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Crossposting from the various cyberpunk boards, what does /tesla/ think of building a Gibson style deck, would it have engie applications, and what would you build into it?

http://imgur.com/gallery/Cnp9TpP/new
http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-PC-project-inspired-by-Shadowrun-Cyberdec/
http://n-o-d-e.net/post/130139019901/how-to-create-a-gibsonshadowrun-inspired
http://cyberdeck.tumblr.com/post/27952214615/prototype-wearable-cyberdeck
http://stormfront.org/cyber/res/28346.html
https://stormfront.org/cyber/res/34641.html
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Matilda Billingstock - Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:00:25 EST ID:30FJJK9g No.7023 Ignore Report Quick Reply
c; much appreciate
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Rebecca Ginnerstare - Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:57:59 EST ID:dLNwpFpO No.7029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Since you're giving up on ever having sex anyway, you might as well just embed steno keyboards on your person. You might actually use them.
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Doris Cavingford - Sun, 23 Apr 2017 16:50:35 EST ID:TtLkJ3ky No.7120 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7000
That thing looks pretty cool.

What kind of glasses are those?
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Samuel Shittingfoot - Sun, 03 Sep 2017 13:08:17 EST ID:tPSAH1Zr No.7152 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sick idea OP
keep us posted console cowboy!
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Phoebe Sollychitch - Sun, 13 May 2018 18:38:10 EST ID:bwhH4T/K No.7195 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I looked into this previously, the difficultly I have found that one faces is readability of text.
Look into not only the pixels per inch, but also per degree of vision.

Good luck and keep up posted!

There has been papers suggesting readable work though [0] [1]
[0] VR Reading UIs: Assessing Text Parameters for Reading in VR https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=3188695
[1]
Reading text in an immersive head-mounted display: An investigation into displaying desktop interfaces in a 3D virtual environment https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2808055


Going for CADD drafter & designer Certs by Thomas Fellygold - Sat, 28 Apr 2018 12:01:08 EST ID:z5atzHTI No.7194 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Its about the equivalent of a AS in architecture design & construction. How wanted are CAD/Rivet Drafters or Designers. I want to do more design then draft as it pays more. My best friend is a Civil Engineer at his dad's family firm and tells me this is a good thing to go for and will intern me for experience/possible job for Interior Design and Drafting smaller projects in the future. Any advice is wanted


Learning to recycle old electronics (components) by Fanny Blonnerstere - Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:16:29 EST ID:zIm1Srig No.7158 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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HI guys. This board seemed more suitable than /tech/.

My dear dad just passed away. He was an electronics hoarder (according to my mom at least). He collected a ton of broken, old or discarded but still working electronic equipment in my parent's garage. My dad was more of a collector than electrical engineer. He knew how to solder neatly and could name some components and what their specs meant. But he never really made anything out of his collection. One of the few things I remember was him fixing a radio that needed a component change.

My mom wanted to throw away all the "junk" when dad died, but I ended up taking most of them. I love electronics but I've never been good at them on a technical level. I'm more of a software guy. I know my basic electronics from physics class up until ohm's and kirchoff's laws. I can read a circuit diagram and have some clue about voltage, current and resistance. I'm not a complete noobie, but I'm still really really bad at electronics and have no idea how to approach a project.

I wanna recycle the old stuff my dad left. Salvage individual components, test to see if they work, organize them according to their properties, and make something new from them. My dream for a while has been building a radio transmitter. I've already got a super cool AM/FM receiver that can do all sorts of magic tricks but I lack a transmitter. I've done some googling, but a lot of it flies over my head.

So, I need sources about electronics. I want to learn. My dad left me a soldering iron so I got that covered. I probably should get some tools to remove singular components from circuit boards. The biggest issue is finding out if the components are still functional. Some of the stuff is from the 60s! Any easy way to do so?

Sorry for being all over the place with this post. I only took the mandatory electronics classes so I'm pretty intimidated. No clue where to start building my radio for example. Should I just pick everything apart and then start assembling components that fit together? There are plenty of radio transmitter schematics online.
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Cyril Sicklepere - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 02:03:33 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.7162 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>7161
Not OP, but long time lurker here
I wish I could upvote that post, thanks for that info its useful in all its forms. Have one internet.
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Hannah Deffingsteck - Sat, 31 Mar 2018 13:50:05 EST ID:IZhvBj47 No.7185 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7162
Keep in mind though that you can get pretty much any common component from aliexpress these days for 1/3rd to 1/10th the price of retail on digikey, delivered.
Most of these will be even genuine parts because they are surplus stock from high volume productions.
I pay under $1 for STM32F103 microcontrollers for instance.

In general if something is sold on aliexpress or not is generally a good sanity check if a component is worth using in a design. Because if it isn't means that it isn't being used in consumer electronics and means information on it will be scarce.
Second: Never buy ICs where you can't find independent either a library for it on github or some discussion on a forum about it. This means they are meant to be used in special designs very close knit contract manufacturing.

My mantra is: When it comes to ICs there is absolutely nothing wrong with mainstream.
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David Faddlelock - Fri, 06 Apr 2018 08:53:19 EST ID:gG97Tn7x No.7188 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The Art of Electronics, by Paul Horowitz and Winfield Hill, is a good start, and there's a complementary text, Student Manual for The Art of Electronics by Thomas C. Hayes and Paul Horowitz.

Apart from that, you could ask around at Lainchan, that's where all the cyberpunk kids hang out.
And I mean the real Lainchan.org, not the graveyard copycat at .jp.
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Phoebe Magglegold - Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:27:59 EST ID:IZhvBj47 No.7189 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7188
>Lainchan.org
The first thread on their programming board is about FORTH
lol, shit, thanks dude I can't tell if I should smile or cry.
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Betsy Hizzleforth - Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:33:23 EST ID:lErcgTIf No.7193 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7189
De nada, Lainchan is a well kept secret. Lord knows they could do with more tech traffic and less drama.


Jobs by Augustus Chellyson - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:16:58 EST ID:+f2IvV05 No.7163 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Just got my first job offer for an equipment engineering position. BS in mech eng. Debt free thanks to uncle sam.

55k/yr + EoY bonus, avg 8k
company car + insurance/maintenance/gas
paid expenses for travel around the country and internationaly (mexico, canada, japan)
company credit card
phone allotment
health/vision/dental

with a 2.81 GPA that they didn't even ask about.

stay in school nerds.
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James Farryson - Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:36:04 EST ID:uF4LZrh/ No.7179 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>BS in mech eng
>55k starting

you got low balled *hard*. who are the swindlers who conned you into accepting that offer? also,

>2.81 GPA

makes even more sense that they were able to flim flam you so easily.
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Reuben Fenkinketch - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:16:20 EST ID:57dUc+ts No.7183 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7179
I live in ohio
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Reuben Fenkinketch - Wed, 28 Mar 2018 13:45:32 EST ID:57dUc+ts No.7184 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7179
They told me in my school's career center that 55-60k was what could expect starting out and with that eoy bonus I'm looking at 60k at least. Glassdoor says 67 in Ohio though for entry level mech eng.... I'll be looking for a new job in a year or two anyway. This isn't a very interesting job tbh. Not nearly as much design work as I'd like.
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Samuel Dirringdale - Fri, 20 Apr 2018 10:21:19 EST ID:OIsgto+6 No.7191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7163
55k/yr? thats cool bro
People that couldnt graduate highschool make 100-150k a year in the oilfields their first year.


Mech eng jobs in Dubai by Dean James - Tue, 03 Apr 2018 09:26:07 EST ID:w3XZoMCx No.7187 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is the opportunity of mech eng jobs in dubai good? or maybe in other places in U.a.e.? what are the companies that are usually found there? i needed help cause i dont have much friends who know about engineering jobs there. if you have additional advice please do tell. i need all the help that i could get.
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Eliza Sucklesodge - Sat, 14 Apr 2018 09:18:01 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.7190 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, if you`d want to work in oil, you can score a nice job there, besides that industry it will be a lot harder I guess


How fix roof by Emma Turveydale - Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:54:25 EST ID:nZyDw8HR No.7137 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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idk where to ask this but engineers pls help
i have this wooden shack in the garden and the roof is rotten and it leaks when storm.
i can patch it a bit with tar, but its wont be enough so..
tl:dr any advice/protip to fix leaky roof??
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Basil Mogglefedge - Fri, 11 Aug 2017 07:48:07 EST ID:Qvyc/LxJ No.7148 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Put a big tarpaulin over it
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Jack Gimblecocke - Tue, 06 Feb 2018 00:48:17 EST ID:Gcu3ZTpB No.7165 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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tarp is easy, tin would last forever, or you could rip off the old roof, put on new plywood, cover it with roofing felt and then nail down asphalt shingles like roofers do, or you could just hire a handyman.
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Jack Gomblesick - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:39:52 EST ID:GMWUPGcJ No.7168 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>7137
Tear out bad wood, put in good wood.
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Sophie Heggleworth - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:47:15 EST ID:B5sChTdx No.7178 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what kinda shit you keep in there? if outside airflow is ok then just get corrugated metal and bolt that shit to some 2x4's, job's done
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Phoebe Bigglelock - Sun, 01 Apr 2018 11:37:55 EST ID:dCUgPqyh No.7186 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This is actually an easy one.
Buy nail puller.
Attempt to take roof apart.
If you find you don't know what you're doing
Hire a fucking framer before you get yourself hurt.


Geeks by Alice Greenfoot - Thu, 25 Oct 2012 12:55:33 EST ID:dKl95iv8 No.5036 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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"Have fun sitting in front of a computer all day staring at a screen you silly CprEs and ChEs, leave the heavy stuff for the big boys"
Construction Engineers and Civil Engineers
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William Bremmerfodging - Tue, 19 Sep 2017 03:58:49 EST ID:IIl/zDcN No.7154 Ignore Report Quick Reply
wow the most recent thread on /tesla/ was made in 2012. maybe we should give it a fucking icon?
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Hedda Lightshit - Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:09:21 EST ID:CIqbsWn5 No.7155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7154
lol :)
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Jenny Sengerkit - Sun, 12 Nov 2017 09:58:24 EST ID:U0gJ/NiL No.7156 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7151
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tCZRXfz5jA
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James Farryson - Fri, 23 Mar 2018 22:41:44 EST ID:uF4LZrh/ No.7180 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>5036
"just got my bachelors; 100k starting, any job i want, any field i want, any environment i want. enjoy being pigeon holed."

  • mechanical engineers
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Caroline Wodgewod - Mon, 26 Mar 2018 18:01:03 EST ID:Y+2uaWNz No.7182 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I’m a mathematical statistician...half my shit doesn’t even involve a computer.


Offshore expansion by Nathaniel Drapperhall - Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:42:04 EST ID:y/HQD3oY No.6594 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Let's talk Sealand and other offshore constructions.

I'm no engineering expert, which is why I'm asking you guys this. If someone were to somehow acquire an offshore structure such as an oil rig, would it be possible to expand off of it? How would this be done? At what point would support struts be needed to hold up any extra land?

Yes, I was thinking about Outer Heaven.
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Eliza Pittville - Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:09:13 EST ID:BKy0pcqN No.6995 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6950
Well, Sealand is a WW2 fort, Frying Pan is a lighthouse designed after oil rigs, and Rose Island was a purpose-built structure, presumably again patterned after oil rigs.

Any micronation better be prepared to defend itself, established nations HATE micronations, and other people with the micronation bug have been known to take over established ones by force.
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Basil Pedgelock - Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:21:50 EST ID:mCRRFwWn No.7012 Ignore Report Quick Reply
https://www.behance.net/gallery/richard-buckminster-fullers-triton-city-project/2971307
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Emma Dobberhetch - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:58:58 EST ID:Gcu3ZTpB No.7169 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Islands can be built using plastic bottles and foam. Then you can layer dirt and organic compost on top for growing things. if you need to expand, put another layer of bottles on top of the dirt, and start your garden over again. You will need to haul wood and other supplies from mainland for building shacks. freshwater catchment, alternitive energy.
pic unrelated.
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Sophie Heggleworth - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:43:26 EST ID:B5sChTdx No.7177 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7169

at first i thought this was yet another nature-destroying human abomination, but then i was pleasantly surprised and intrigued by the idea.
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Cedric Sollyford - Sat, 24 Mar 2018 06:01:40 EST ID:XmsT5veL No.7181 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>6995
People who roleplay their own little polities should stick well to realizing the definition of a state includes the words "monopoly of force". Without that monopoly of force, you are little more than a conquest waiting to happen.


Making humanity great again by bWolf - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:29:53 EST ID:h+Bh4Jf9 No.7171 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I started this thread for us to throw out ideas on human augmentation, how we as a race can be improved.
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bWolf - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:33:22 EST ID:h+Bh4Jf9 No.7172 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7171
what can be done from chemistry, physics, biology, biomimicry, engineering, implating nano tech. which steps would've have to take etc etc.
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Sophie Heggleworth - Mon, 19 Feb 2018 00:41:42 EST ID:B5sChTdx No.7176 Ignore Report Quick Reply
gotta cure cancer
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Sidney Chengerstock - Tue, 24 Apr 2018 17:03:14 EST ID:B0ruPCF5 No.7192 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7176
Dont need to cure cancer if we're all robots


Good resources for Beginning Electrical Engineering? by Isabella Fanfoot - Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:13:48 EST ID:kZFkh/Yo No.7119 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey /tesla/, Just started taking my EE Pre-Reqs and am having trouble keeping up with stuff like circuit design (ie, I have no idea how to do pic related).

I tend to learn by doing problems, so do you guys have recommendations for textbooks with circuit problems?
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Samuel Cleckletun - Thu, 11 May 2017 23:08:33 EST ID:FE8bC1PI No.7123 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7122
Loled
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Samuel Fagglehood - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:07:28 EST ID:MRVxMXcW No.7174 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I really enjoyed a game by Zachtronics called SHENZHEN I/O.
Great place for a beginner!

Mit open course-ware, go to MIT for free!
https://ocw.mit.edu/courses/electrical-engineering-and-computer-science/

Another MIT project is circuit lab, a great little tool to give your new found interests a playground.
https://www.circuitlab.com/

Trade schools often sell books/booklets for apprenticeships that really hammer in the maths aspect.

There is also a lot to be said for the hobbyist DIY communities for arduino and raspberry pi.
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Wesley Ballerware - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 13:21:08 EST ID:dmDYXkOV No.7175 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Finishing my certificate in EE. (Pre-Apprentice)

Delmar's Standard Textbook of Electricity is what we use. But basically any textbook involving is going to be the same, since electricity hasn't for hundreds of years.

Also, to solve that superposition circuit: Whoever thought using three power sources to learn superposition is a real asshole to the people who want to learn this type of stuff. You only need two to get the idea.

But in a really crappy way of explaining things because I'm really bad at this:

Basically sort out two of the VT and solve each circuit as its own, you must use Ohm's Law to solve I and VRs. You repeat this process for the other two VTs. Then you must find which way current flows on each separate circuit, it can easily be found with the VTs. After you solve the three circuits, you now put your current directions and VRs on all the resistors. From there, you can solve this problem.

I would solve this but I'm not gonna spend an hour working on three circuit superposition problem.


Civil Engineering by Angus Fuddledut - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:57:11 EST ID:sC8vxqle No.7166 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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As is in the picture, why or what was the factors that made the construction go the loop rather than linear roadway?
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Priscilla Pellywell - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 18:04:00 EST ID:ZOwxft1m No.7167 Ignore Report Quick Reply
either the height difference was too great for such a short length so they needed a more gradual angle so they stretched it out with the loop, or its for safety so people dont go rocketing from an expressway onto a slower speed street, so they slow down to execute the loop turn
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Emma Dobberhetch - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:04:36 EST ID:Gcu3ZTpB No.7170 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7167
yeah, I think its for trucks to trucks slow down, so they don't run over all those people standing at the bottom of the bridge. there's also room to run another roadway under there.
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Samuel Fagglehood - Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:45:09 EST ID:MRVxMXcW No.7173 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>7167
if you look at the other side its quite clear this is the answer.


Just started as an electrician by Basil Sashsot - Mon, 15 May 2017 12:53:41 EST ID:BwDcuBKU No.7125 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>first job as an electrician.
Advise.
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Augustus Gebbleman - Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:22:34 EST ID:ECt2lUwZ No.7142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>7134
That looks like new construction, how the fuck have you shocked yourself 6 times on lines that shouldn't even be hot?

At first, looking in the trash bin, your pigtails looked fine - then I saw that box on the far right side of the OP picture. If you did that, I want to kick you in the balls, how the fuck are you even going to attach an outlet to that?


Also, yes depending on the job (especially remodels), it's common to have multiple crews working at the same time. New construction is a little better on this front.

Honestly, if you can get into only new construction, it's the way to go in my opinion. Remodels can be a pita when you start looking at how previous electricians (or worse the homeowner) have done things.
Like seriously, I've been on jobs where the previous electrician ran 8ga wire from a hottub to the breaker box, ran out of wire inside the breakerbox and crimped a couple 6 inch lengths of 12ga in between the 8ga and the breaker.
I have worse stories if you'd like.
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Augustus Gebbleman - Thu, 06 Jul 2017 17:24:34 EST ID:ECt2lUwZ No.7143 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>7142
forgot to mention, the first sentence of my post is a joke ;)

rest of it is serious. and also, running the hot tub off those 12ga wires had melted the insulator off 'em. I should have taken a picture, it was fucked.
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Sidney Nobblewell - Sun, 16 Jul 2017 06:58:41 EST ID:IZhvBj47 No.7144 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I had a summer job as an electrician once, the guy I was helping out was able to strip pvc wire isolation with his finger nails.
I don't know if he had some rare condition or something but this did happen.
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Rebecca Smallgold - Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:49:45 EST ID:gVkN3OHL No.7146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Journeyman requirement (for E2 license):
  • 762 hours required instruction (one year of trade school day class, one and a half years of trade school night class)
-8000 hours of labor (if union, 10000 hours) which is about 4 years of full time work, non stop

This is most states in the USA
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Cyril Buzzhood - Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:51:57 EST ID:wpVRWHiC No.7149 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Always leave yourself extra room for making connections

watch your tools

before you ask how something works, use your meter and poke around a bit. you can probably learn something.


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