Why reading sometimes is good?

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Yes, I already got this fixed before.  Yes, I might have broken it while installing it the first time.  Yes, I think Dixmor is the best for repairing stuff.

 So I installed the DX-1000 Weep Mizer which means that I had to remove my Rube Goldberg weep system.

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I purchased an Asco Red-Hat II normally open solenoid.  After installing the solenoid I needed to attach the 3 wires coming out of the solenoid.  I decided to install the 2 red wires to the black wire and the green and yellow wire to the white power wire.  This was the wrong way and not cutting the power first caused a huge mini-sun flash.  It also turned my glove black and shocked me pretty good, making my pinkie numb.  I closed my eyes and I could still see this bright light.  Then after installing the wires correctly I figured out that I installed the solenoid the wrong direction.  The solenoid would not close all the way when installed the wrong way, who would have thought?  So the moral of the story is to try and read the instructions after you get shocked?  

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