[rescue] SGI goodies anyone?
alaric at metrocast.net
Sun Oct 17 09:15:52 CDT 2010
On 10/16/10 22:46, Carl R. Friend wrote:
> There's also the possibility of overloading electrical services
> which may result in enough of an overtemperature situation to start
> a fire; unless you know your electrician -- and all the ones that
> may have worked on your domicile in the last "n" years, or know
> your wiring inside and out -- you may wind up with a rude surprise
> after a few hours of playing with your latest acquisition. It's
> worth noting that the fire will likely not originate at the outlet
> in use or at the distribution panel; if there's more than one outlet
> on a circuit, it might very well start at any one of the necessary
> junctions in said circuit. Do you know where they are and what
> shape they're in? Where any loose splices might be?
Well, personally, I know exactly where all the junctions in the circuit
for the 30A outlet that runs the UPS in my rack are, because I wired it
in myself. It not only meets code, it exceeds it.
Phil Stracchino, CDK#2 DoD#299792458 ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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