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  1. Zerax

    Anyone watching The Capture on BBC ?

    Just caught up with the first 3 episodes... and nothing is making sense to me... anyone know what's going on ??
  2. A

    Anyone looking for an apprentice ? Spalding Lincolnshire. Has own tools and transport. Done first year.

    My son has just been laid off from his apprenticeship today as the firm he was with in Boston have no work on. Hes been weeding the office yardxand car park with the other apprentices for the last week... They apoear to not be renewing any of their apprentice contracts. He has completed his...
  3. Sparksaflyin

    Does anyone know any good young lads in the Essex area?

    Hello fellas. Does anyone know of any good, eager young lads in the Essex area. Looking for people who already know the basics, changing sockets, switches , lights etc. Not looking for someone who needs constant looking after, can work on their own initiative but will only be doing basic bits...
  4. T

    UK Anyone from the north east interested in giving a price?

    We’re looking to be creating office space soon which will require a rewire, but I’m just absolutely swamped. Anyone from the north east interested in giving us a price for the works?
  5. Lou

    Anyone any good with a camera?

    I have always loved taking photos with a small digital camera or my phone - I do @Dan s head in sometimes I think. I have been looking at cameras to buy and found this Nikon that is a cross between an SLR and a small digital camera. It seems to have good reviews for beginners but I wondered if...
  6. L

    Anyone requiring free labour this weekend?

    Evening, looking for experience so offering my services free of charge. Within 1 hours commute from derby. So far I have experience on domestic/ commercial sites. 2330 level 2+3.. 17th edition Ecs labouring green card Own Power/ hand tools and transport
  7. C

    Is anyone familiar with this connector type?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to the forum and looking for some information about how to repair an LED floor lamp that is on the fritz. Here's a picture of the connector and driver. The lamp and wiring is fine - I have a second identical lamp and it works when plugged into that other driver. However...
  8. happyhippydad

    Does anyone have IET membership?

    I find the IET membership page offers a bit too much detail and I'm not really sure what they offer or how much it would cost? Is anyone here a member? Do you feel its worthwhile, what do you get? How much does it cost? Cheers guys :)
  9. F

    Does anyone know what wires these are

    So I was installing something and accidentally cut the alarm wire going to the door sensor. It was two braided wires. Please see pics below. Any help would be greatly appreciated
  10. Megawatt

    Hazardous locations does anyone do this kind of work

    Who does this kind of work plus chemical plants, oil refinery’s
  11. M

    Anyone know a downlight to this spec?

    Client has changed their mind after I've already cut 76mm holes for GU10 downlights. Now wants integrated fittings where they're difficult to reach above stairs but only want about 400lm per light (could be a little more or less). Anyone know a nice 4000k, about 400lm, significantly over 76mm...
  12. S

    Anyone in the Maidstone area?

    Anybody in the Maidstone area able to do some PA testing for me? Got too much other work in the moment to deal with this.
  13. FatAlan

    Anyone aware of any surge protection earring it’s keep last night?

    As title, bearing in mind the thunder and lightening last night. :)
  14. Diver233

    Anyone know how long C and G take to send out results?

    Anyone know how long C & G take to send out certificates?. I passed my practical 2391 testing practical 12 June but not got certificate yet, is over a month normal ?
  15. T

    Can anyone recommend a tender company ?

    Hi can anyone recommend a Glasgow or Scotland company that will price commercial tenders for me. I don't have the time to spend pricing larger jobs. Thanks
  16. Z

    Trainee Has anyone joined a student membership scheme?

    I was wondering if anyone has joined a student membership program for networking and study support such as NICEIC? Does being a member provide you with much help with NVQ training? And do they help you to get a job with a company, or is it just for self employed electricians? Thanks, Zane
  17. Dustydazzler

    Anyone tried these before..?

    https://www.screwfix.com/p/knipex-5-in-1-vde-electrical-installation-pliers-8-200mm/5211f 40th Birthday coming up and my parents are insisting they get me something so might cut a new pair of cutters / shears and wondered about these
  18. The Sword

    For Sale [North]: Allen Bradley kit if anyone is looking for some. (UPDATE)

    I have : 2x Allen Bradley Micrologix 1200 1762L24BWA Used once, Excellent cond. 2x Allen Bradley AIC+ 1761-NET-AIC Used once, Excellent cond. 1x Allen Bradley Panelview C600 (t6t) colour touchscreen HMI Used once, Excellent cond. 2x Allen Bradley 1761-CBL-AP00 Connecting Cable Used once...
  19. J

    Anyone looking for a Sparky's mate?

    I don't suppose anyone knows of anyone looking for a Sparky's mate at all? Starting level 2 and 3 course soon, have worked as a labourer in the past, just eager to get some experience whilst learning. Currently working full time in sales, I'm 28 and hopefully making the career switch in the next...
  20. C

    OLEV grants anyone claimed

    I am OLEV approved and still not gone through the process. It looks quite complicated and appears to be risky is OLEV pull the grant money after you have installed the chargers. What’s the claim process like?
  21. L

    Philips ToughBook - Anyone have one?

    Looking at a laptop for studying and when the time comes; work. ToughBooks tend to have a good rep but anyone gpt/use one? I know a tablet might be better - Any recommendations?
  22. S

    b2b quote tenders. Does anyone use this tendering website

    Tendered a few times for the local council who use sell2wales as their tendering portal (I’m based in Wales). Came across b2b which from what I can gather provide both public and private tenders. Iv signed up for free and all this allows me to do is she the titles of tenders posted. To get...
  23. rolyberkin

    Anyone know the switch manufacturer please?

    Hi Does anyone know who makes, this to save me a journey please? Thanks
  24. Pete999

    Can anyone help me with sort of plumbing problem, please.

    I had a new bathroom fitted about 4 years ago, very nice and there weren't any electrical woks, now that's out of the way, down to my dilemma, the curved glass shower screen has a seal on the bottom, which unfortunately has, due to constant use, decided to fall apart. Now before you all start, I...
  25. The apprentice

    dundee 2 way? anyone help!?

    hi there can anyone show me a dundee 2 way journeymin was showing me today bits and bobs of it bit i would like to get the full understanding of it as he he was showing me quickly thanks
  26. DT1991

    Can anyone help with a fire alarm query.

    Can anyone assist me in finding out if all cables involved with a fire alarm system must be FP or similar. By fire alarm I mean sounders, call points, door holders etc. Thanks.
  27. J

    Can anyone identify this 3W LED light?

    Hi. Can anyone tell me what this light is? It's in my kitchen lights and needs to be replaced. Thanks.
  28. j1mbodrea

    Doing 2391-52 atm, does anyone need any help completing EICs and EICRs

    Hi there, I'm doing the 2391-52 atm Live in west London area, is anyone looking for an electrician? Level 2-3 diploma along with 18th Editon Regs. Looking for permanent work Thanks Jimbo
  29. Anthony Norman

    Anyone on here done 2396?

    The design, erection & varification of electrical systems? It's something I've always wanted to do.....whether I'd pass it or not is another matter as it's harder than 2391 (or whatever test & inspection is now) which I did pass but found that tough. Anyways has anyone took this on? Passed? Was...
  30. G

    Are you currently ooking for a job??

    Gs tech elec Ltd are currently looking for a qualified electrician /improver /trainee/ apprentice. Based in Plymouth or Exeter. If you're interested. Send me a Cv/ email. [email protected] Cheers Greg
  31. Dustydazzler

    Torque screw driver anyone bother ?

    Ok tin hat on for a minute... I have never ever bothered to acquire or use a torque rated screw driver I have been offered a second hand wiha one by a mate for £20 as he is buggering off to Spain to work Are they worth using ?
  32. Rpa07

    ELEX exeter Anyone else?

    Last year before I went to my local ELEX at Exeter I was questioning whether to buy a super rods deluxe set. I bought one not at the show but after and have to say that they are amazing - not only are they excellent to pull, run and fish cables but they are superb at retrieving lost tools! 1)...
  33. happyhippydad

    Can anyone beat £1.34 (inc VAT) for wago boxes?

    As in the title. I was about to order 100 of them but thought why not ask the forum and see if I can save a bit! I'm usually pretty good at finding a lower price though, so I don't think anyone can beat £1.34 (inc VAT) :) Standard wago box
  34. littlespark

    Anyone installed a supply for a domestic sauna?

    One of my neighbours asked me to price a supply out to a sauna they are putting in their garden. Wants it done by the 16th when its getting delivered, and im on holiday for a week... So this is my job for the 15th when I come back. Not had time to get BBB out and do the calcs, 4 - 5 Person...
  35. A

    Has anyone seen 3 phase lighting

    Hi new to this, has anyone ever seen lighting on a 3 phase breaker ? A company wanted to use a 5core swa and and share the neutral for using on the other 3 phases, they were told they can’t do this but have now decided to try get round it by using a 3 phase breaker. This is in a 3 phase board...
  36. S

    10 way MK insulated CU 16 module - anyone replacing one or have spare cover?

    Hi all, I'm looking for 1x cover + lid and 1x just lid. Does anyone have them spare or a CU change planned soon? I'll cover P&P and name your drink £?
  37. R

    Can anyone identify this consumer unit

    Any idea what make this consumer unit is please.
  38. M

    Any musicians about? Anyone done work on a recording studio?

    Hi folks I've recently moved into a house and will be converting a large room in an attached cowshed (it's part if the house) into a home recording studio. The cowshed is on its own consumer unit but will be needing a new one and a rewire. Has anyone got any experience in doing electrical work...
  39. E

    Could anyone self employed help

    Hello, does anyone possibly have a “terms and conditions” for electrical works template i could use? To stick along side with quotations etc? Tia
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