What does it mean to have an open hot wire?

Answer An open hot wire is a wire that is active and has current running through it (meaning it's "hot"), but for whatever reason is not attached to the circuit (meaning it's "open"). In order for the cir... Read More »

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When installing a Y-shaped electric range plug and it has places for three wires and you have a black wire white wire and a bare copper wire so which wire goes where?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service.(LIFE SAFETY WARNING! [disclaimer] Electricity is dangerous! You can be injured or killed! Improper installations can ca... Read More »

How to Open a Car With a Wire Hanger?

It's hard to duplicate the terrible feeling of locking your keys into a car. The experience is even worse if you're already late for work or left the car running. A professional locksmith can get t... Read More »

How to Open Spark Plug Wire Looms?

Organizing spark plugs with wire looms reduces clutter in your vehicle's engine compartment and keeps spark plugs from contacting hot exhaust manifolds. The spark plug wires slide into the lower se... Read More »

If I open a bottle of champagne with a wire cap, will I be albe to close it back up with it's origional cap?

You can buy a pressurised cap for champagine the same as you get for wine in most decent merchants. Champagine does dot keep as long as wine. Enjoy.