[rescue] SGI goodies anyone?

Phil Stracchino 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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