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  1. This statement is false. They are not “rated” to trip at 12a, nor will they trip in “minutes” of running above 12a (unless operating in abnormally high temperatures or other abnormal contributing factors). Please show the 12a “rating”. I certainly understand that non-continuous rated breaker will trip when under an increased continuous load. That was never a contentious point. You claimed a 15a breaker wasn’t actually rated for 15a. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  2. I confirmed nothing.And thanks for repeating what I already stated. A 15a amp breaker is rated for 15a. It says so from the manufacturer. Nowhere does it state that they trip at 12a. Nowhere. Linking a UL white paper on breaker terminology does what exactly? There is no proof. Show me proof that states they are designed to trip at 12a. Because they don’t. Or they wouldn’t be rated for 15a, they would be 12a. I can run 14a all damn day and the breaker will hold. The 80% rule is Electrical Code. It’s not the manufacturers spec. It is meant to ensure that the continuous load of of a non-continuous rated breaker is no more than 80% of its rating. That means if I can prove that my load is non-continuous, I can load that breaker right up to 100% of it’s rated current. Continuous rated breakers are designed for the increased thermal demands over longer periods of time. Do you know what trip coordination is? If breakers behaved they way you have misinterpreted, I would be losing a great deal of money! Continuous and non-continuous rated breakers use the exact same trip-curves. Here is a nice, easy to understand link: https://www.schneider-electric.ca/en/faqs/FA104355/ Are you an electrician? It sure doesn’t seem like it or you would know better. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. No. No. No. A 15A breaker doesn’t trip at 12A. You are confusing a continuous rated breaker with a non-continuous breaker. A non-continuous breaker can only be loaded to 80% as per the CEC/NEC. A continuous rated breaker (expensive) can be loaded right to 100%. Residential code is based off the assumption that non-continuous rated equipment is installed and almost all home loads are cyclical. (A continous load is one where the maximum current is expected to continue for 3 hours or more, non-continuous load is less than 3 hours.) Hence the 12a load on a 15a breaker limit. Also, the first thing to look for with GFCI related nuisance trips is electronic loads. Electronic Dimmers, occupancy sensors, etc. Combine that with an inductive load you are asking for trouble. GFCI monitors the current and trips when there is 6mA or greater ground fault. Also, sometimes you just need to replace the breaker. Over time and multiple trips, they can get temperamental! I have a GFCI in bathroom that loves to trip when you turn off the LED lights while the fan is running! Read this: https://www.fluke.com/en-ca/learn/blog/grounding/chasing-ghost-trips-in-gfci-protected-circuits Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  4. Looks like 77x12 feet! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  5. That’s a long ass trailer! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  6. You’ll get exactly what you paid for. It will get the job done, just be mindful that is not built to last. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  7. Packout wish list: - 10” Tote that has fixed pockets. - Compact Packout Backpack - removable shallow parts organizer that fits into wheeled box - Open top “milk crate” box like Ridgid and DeWalt Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    TE76 ATC oil

    AW46 Synthetic Hydraulic fluid will work. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. I want Makita to steal Milwaukee’s USB charging idea. I love that the M12 power supply can charge an M12 battery and serve as a USB power bank. It’s not a fast charger, but it’s super convenient. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  10. The gap is required to allow for the hammer action. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  11. I replace them every 6 months. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Smoko Alarm

    Break alarm to let the guys know it’s break time! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. I store my tools in airtight boxes when possible. I use silica packs because I live in Canada and winter condensation is a real thing. I have all Ridgid and Packout boxes. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    There is nothing Meh about it! Especially for $280 CAD. https://www.hilti.ca/cordless-systems/cordless-impact-drivers-and-wrenches/r4265 https://www.hilti.ca/cordless-systems/cordless-impact-drivers-and-wrenches/r4659308 (I know they are half the power of the Makita brushless, sarcasm obviously.) Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Bad brushes, damaged commutator, failing switch. Just a couple things that also cause power loss. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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