Yesterday, after I cleaned up one 301 and got it ready to list.
The foot controller had been replaced with a modern one. The new wires were twisted together and covered with electrical tape. Not MY idea of a good job.
Well, today, after I got the 15-91 back together, I tried it out. The light came on, but no juice to the foot controller. I was BUMMED. I was sure the foot controller was at fault. So I cut the wires I had so carefully soldered on the night before
Betsy was standing next to me. I couldn't believe I had done that. The power strip was OFF, but the machine was still plugged in. It was the stupidist thing I could have done.
"It's a good thing I know CPR!" she said. "But wait, where's the phone? Aren't I supposed to call 911 FIRST and then start?"
It's just a good thing that the power strip had been turned off. Now I know what kind of idiot the manufacturers are directing those instructions to about unplugging the cord before installing the light switch. ME.