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Star-spangled Banner

11/29/2021
posted in General Discussion
by Tornado
What if we were to add a 51st state, say Puerto Rico? What would be a good pattern for 51 stars in the blue field? I have one in mind, but better ones...
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Last comment 11/29/2021 by Randall
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Can other brand vooc charger for OnePlus phones?

11/28/2021
posted in General Discussion
by Amberlia
VOOC is a technology which allows to charge your phone at very fast speed.several brands like Realme, OPPO and OnePlus uses this technology. But OnePl...
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Last comment 11/28/2021 by SolarEagle
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What Does It Do?

11/28/2021
posted in General Discussion
by lyn
We all know that this is the backside of a General N-141me. The front just has a bunch of marks and numbers. What is the purpose of the groove in...
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Last comment 11/29/2021 by PWSlack
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What is this tool used for?

11/27/2021
posted in General Discussion
by WCart
I inherited a tool that is 8 inches long and approximately 0.375 inch in diameter (black part in photos) and approximately 0.5 inch in diameter (red p...
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Last comment 11/29/2021 by Stef
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3 phase Power transmission question

11/27/2021
posted in Electrical Engineering
by avicenna
I'll use my simplified model of 3-phase generation. Assume the alternator has 3 coils at 120⁰ apart; each is connected to the primaries of 3 ste...
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Last comment 11/29/2021 by raghun
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Vector group

11/25/2021
posted in Electrical Engineering
by henry98
Dear all why we need vector group in three phase transformer? Why manufacturers don't make all transformers in the same angle between primary and s...
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Last comment 11/26/2021 by vsar
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Will this be the Straw That Breaks the Camel's Back..

11/24/2021
posted in General Discussion
by SolarEagle
..."A new wastewater rule authorized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this year is leading several coal-fired plants to annou...
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Last comment 11/29/2021 by SolarEagle
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How Electricity Works

11/21/2021
posted in General Discussion
by Rixter
Here is an interesting explanation of how power moves from source to load in an electrical circuit. Do you agree with his answer to his puzzle?
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Last comment 11/28/2021 by Lehman57
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Eaton Lights Electrical Connection

11/20/2021
posted in Electrical Engineering
by Muhammad Abdullah
I am here for a query related to Crouse-Hinds Luminary(Image attached below) Electrical Connections. I am using 4 Core Wire [1 Live, 1 Switched Live...
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Last comment 11/23/2021 by Randall
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Teflon Tape Alternative for Corrosion Prevention in Garden Hose Couplings

11/18/2021
posted in General Discussion
by BruceFlorida
I have had many garden hoses or spray heads thrown away needlessly because one item went bad and all the other items were permanently connected togeth...
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Last comment 11/24/2021 by mike k
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Recycling plastic

11/16/2021
posted in General Discussion
by mike k
Has anyone looked into using waste plastic to make building blocks? Like Legos they could snap together, glue or sealant optional. The type of plastic...
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Last comment 11/22/2021 by PWSlack
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Satellite Slingshot

11/15/2021
posted in Aerospace
by Rixter
Here is something interesting I ran across recently. Can it even work? The forces involved are horrendous and the timing extremely critical. (You woul...
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Last comment 11/24/2021 by SolarEagle
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Carspotting: Stockton-on-Tees, England, 1970s

11/25/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Date: circa 1970s Location: Stockton-on-Tees, England Source: via Wood's Library/Flickr What do you see here?
11/25/2021 Views: 72, Comments: 0
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Which Wire-Splicing Method Is the Strongest?

11/24/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Splicing wires doesn't seem like it should be rocket science. Touch one bare wire to another, make 'em stay together, and you're off joyriding in your...
11/24/2021 Views: 166, Comments: 7
Last comment 11/28/2021 by SolarEagle
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Video: No Words, No Soundtrack, Just One Man Handcrafting An Entire Etceterini From Scratch

11/23/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
In the first two parts of a video series on building an Etceterini from scratch, the Meister behind the Gasolini YouTube channel designed and built an...
11/23/2021 Views: 76, Comments: 0
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Did Yenko Chevrolet Close Due to Radioactive Waste?

11/22/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Chunks of peeling paint appear ready to fall from the facade at any moment. Cracks cut through the cinderblock walls with the same aimless meandering...
11/22/2021 Views: 177, Comments: 0
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Be excellent to each other

11/21/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
In recent weeks we’ve talked about eliminating political discussions, reporting things to moderators and also rating threads and comments. If e...
11/21/2021 Views: 128, Comments: 5
Last comment 11/22/2021 by tonyhemet
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Moderator Justice

11/20/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
This is CR4: Moderator justice The moderators and administrators of CR4 are employees of Globalspec, and [a small] part of our job is to keep CR4 run...
11/20/2021 Views: 58, Comments: 0
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Commenting best practices

11/19/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
Last week we focused on how to create high-quality, community-engaging CR4 threads. Ultimately, this is where CR4 content comes from. However, these...
11/19/2021 Views: 48, Comments: 3
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After 47 Years Parked in the Same Spot, This Lancia Fulvia Becomes an Overnight Sensation

11/18/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Moss grows from the doorjambs of Angelo Fregolent's Series II Lancia Fulvia Berlina. Some trim pieces left the car long ago, at least one of the tires...
11/18/2021 Views: 237, Comments: 0
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Posting best practices

11/18/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
CR4 is an excellent resource – if you know how to use it. One of the areas where CR4ers sometimes struggle is with creating high-quality posts....
11/18/2021 Views: 41, Comments: 1
Last comment 11/26/2021 by Randall
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The Nut Behind the Wheel: Leah Levin on Why a Senior in High School Drives a 1951 Packard 200 Deluxe

11/17/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
"I’d been looking for an old car since I was 10 years old. I think it started because my granddad had an early-‘40s Ford truck. It was the...
11/17/2021 Views: 65, Comments: 0
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Political discourse not welcome (and other prohibited topics)

11/17/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
Our longtime users know that administrators and moderators intervene when CR4 threads or blogs get too political. See rule 5. This is a tough topic t...
11/17/2021 Views: 58, Comments: 0
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Six Steps for Contending with Spaghetti Wiring

11/16/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
We all have our black boxes—things we'd rather not tinker with because we don't know how they work and don't want to know how they work. As long...
11/16/2021 Views: 194, Comments: 0
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Please tattle on each other

11/16/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
There is the awesome report button that appears at the bottom right of each thread, blog and comment. It’s also found at the bottom left (all t...
11/16/2021 Views: 96, Comments: 2
Last comment 11/19/2021 by Anonymous Poster
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Remember to vote for threads and comments

11/15/2021 posted in CR4 Welcome Wagon
I think everyone by now is aware of the Good Answer function. When a commenter supplies helpful information, and two different users rate the same com...
11/15/2021 Views: 51, Comments: 2
Last comment 11/19/2021 by Anonymous Poster
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Electric Hot Rods: Sacrilege, or a Glimpse of Our Future?

11/15/2021 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
You may have heard that General Motors displayed a ’57 Chevy that had been outfitted with an electric drivetrain at last week’s SEMA Conve...
11/15/2021 Views: 130, Comments: 0
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