actually, the saw you have probably uses a plugging control circuit, that temporarily reverses the direction of motor, abruptly brining it to a halt.
so, swords into sword racks?
there's Churchill, Manitoba.... but it's a little off from there. couple hundred K anyway.
In a lot of BC it effectively isn't.
Walking around vancouver it's common to see people openly smoking joints, and I've even seen guys offer them to a police officer (somewhat cheekily, but still). The reason it's not legal in the whole country is that we fear the border would be frozen if we did legalize it. I'm quite curious to see what happens in the United States if prop. 19 passes. It could have quite an effect on our own laws, and political scene.
No, that guy does fantastic sushi.
Vancouver's got relatively high standards for sushi, and Tojo's is the best in town.
You pay for quality in this case.
(unless you have a 12 cell battery.
Most vending machines will take an American quarter, and really, the exchange rate now doesn't make it worth getting excited, or even noticing when we get one.
What does suck is going to the States, and getting a handfull of one dollar bills in your change.
that's the nominal values, yes, but many, many hair dryers rely on the fact that breakers don't really break right at 15 amps. They rely on a thermal element to trip, and that element doesn't get hot enough, the breaker won't trip.
I've had breakers fail to break entirely, but certain brands notably Federal Pioneer will provide much more than the rated current, and for substantial amounts of time.
if breakers did trip instantly, almost every motor in household appliances would need a variable frequency starter, as the locked rotor current of most appliances is higher than 15 amps.
... a hair dryer? a clothes dryer? an oven? all of these and more draw more than 2 kW.
just plug them into the same outlet, or power bar.
it turns out that you can do more than one thing in a given day. not all of these things need to be money making activites.
how many hostages have they killed?
honest question, I've never heard a report of somali pirates killing any hostages...
dude, how much do you think a CIWS costs? and the associate radar and fire control systems? what about the operator training?
even supposing those work, how do you propose to detect these raiders? they're in small craft that easily get lost in the sea-clutter on a radar screen.
the fact of the matter is most ships find out they've been the target of a pirate attack when the guy with the AK walks onto the bridge.
see reply to parent,
but the same company makes a wirelessly connected retro-fit system.
also, it's not a terribly good idea to use a breaker as a switch, it degrades their over-current circuit breaking abilities.