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Re: FAQ: Wiring a shop

To: (Chris Kantarjiev),
Subject: Re: FAQ: Wiring a shop
From: Drew Rogge <>
Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2000 15:34:18 -0700

Have you ever found a source for reasonable priced good quality
auto-retracting air hose reels? Most of the ones I've seen go for
around $150 and up. Also any suggestions of nice flexible air hose.
The stuff I'm now using (from Home Depot) is pretty stiff and
seems to have a mind of it's own when I try to coil it up.


On Oct 11,  3:31pm, Chris Kantarjiev wrote:
> Subject: Re: FAQ: Wiring a shop
> Use different colored outlets to distinguish the multiple circuit
> in a box - I used white and ivory. If you're running three circuits
> along a particular wall, you can get brown, too. Mark the breakers
> with the color they control ... and this lets you spread the
> load across the various circuits around the shop, if you're running
> close to the edge.
> The little retractable cord reels are great stuff, by the way. I have
> two of them hanging from the ceiling in various corners near doors,
> and also one hidden under a bench ... in the cubby where I store the
> shop vac. So the vac is plugged in and ready to go when I pull
> it out - and is close to the most commonly vacuumed area (the
> machine shop).
> Air reels are good, too, if you get some that seal well enough
> that you can put them up out of reach.
>-- End of excerpt from Chris Kantarjiev

Drew Rogge

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