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  • Handy Plug-In Line Voltage Tester

    Here is a handy line voltage tester for only $4.
    We know that line loss is critical to the life of electric motors, and a few years ago I lost two air compressor motors due to low voltage.
    The loss was a corroded connection where the lines connected to the house, and the power company fixed it, but too late for my motors.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/DM55-1-LCD-D....c100290.m3507

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    I lost a Central AC compressor when one leg of the 220 to my house dropped out at the pole. Luckily my insurance covered the replacement of it.
    Campgrounds are famous for having reversed polarity and floating neutrals. This could be a handy gadget to ID those issues also I would think.
    I wired our camper with an American Made Progressive Electrical Monitoring System that also alarms and trips out if the frequency strays below 59Hz or above 61Hz. Not cheap though - that was about $400 as I recall...
    Good find!
    Regards - Randy
    Randy's Rod Shop
    1933 Ford Tudor "Bugsy"

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    • #3
      Once, we lost ALL power, BUT, the 110 Volt clock on the oven, kept perfect time????
      Dad Mystified

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      • #4
        I like when the power goes out

        K-sooon Happy
        3 ~ Tudor's
        Henry Ford said
        "It's all nuts and bolts"


        Mitch's Auto Service ctr

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        • BILL WILLIAMSON
          BILL WILLIAMSON commented
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          You better switch off the power & see if your DYNAMO still runs. When is it due for an OIL CHANGE?---Detergent or Non-Detergent? What Weight & Brand? Where's that Horse? Can't get Emojis from a Comment Window-----
          Pot Stirrer KDad

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          Mitch commented
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          Yes You Can
          https://www.vintagefordforum.com/for...099-emoji-list

          Ck the Emoji list and type it in

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        Tom-I do appreciate your many buying tips over the years as well as your showing the specialty tools you make. Thanks for sharing!

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        • #6
          I use one of those on my generator when the power goes out. It is an easy and cheap way to ensure the output is correct.

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