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Old 04-11-10, 17:17
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Default The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree

I screwed up today :/

I turn the sprinkler system on every other day, because we're all too lazy to configure the timer. So, its on for 30 seconds, and it shut off. I go downstairs and notice the sprinkler control panel's fuse was blown. I replace it with the spare, screen comes back on, everythings cool. I hit start for the zone, and the fuse blows, then the outlet explodes. I shut off the circuit breaker.

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Old 04-11-10, 17:45
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Default Re: The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree

You got a short circuit somewhere.....could be a mouse ate the insulation off some wires. Been there.

Not sure why you think it is your fault, unless you replaced the fuse with a strip of aluminum foil.
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Better than a small piece of copper tubing.
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Yeah, what Tim said, not your fault.
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