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  1. T

    Anyone clued up with tumble dryers ?

    dryer doesnt spin once started, but if you press start and spin the drum it will start any ideas ?
  2. happyhippydad

    Anyone know where I can buy a double sided fibreglass stepladder, 6 step??

    As in the title? I just ordered the above from Titan ladders but they say they have none in stock and will not be getting any more. Anyone know where I can get some, has to be 6 step, not 5. Cheers guys.
  3. M

    Anyone have an idea

    any clue as to what this is or am I being thick and the label gives it away?? Found in a loft
  4. J

    Anyone know where can get dual tariff DB suitable for this or possibly RCBO's

    Having trouble find a a dual tariff DB suitable for set up for this property. Can find a 5x5 way board but not suitable as have 7 ways on peak supply side. If not is there any RCBO's that are compatible for this board? Thanks 1600367772 See photo
  5. A

    Can anyone identify the make/model of this storage heater please?

    Hi All, after a bit of help and wondered if anyone can tell me if they know the make/model of this storage heater. Recently purchased a property and this storage heater does not work, so looking for parts to fix it or may replace. There is no manufacturers make or serial numbers I can see on the...
  6. J

    Anyone know of any manufactures of small recessed DB's or any other options?

    Hi all Have a job to replace 6 way recessed DB. Have looked extensively online but smallest can find is 10 way. Seems there's limited choice with these. Don't mind if have to chisel away abit to but need something preferably near the existing dimensions which are: Width 305, Height 180, Depth...
  7. S

    Anyone Know What This Is?

    Hi All, I am currently removing an old beast of an economy seven storage heater from my flat. Its probably being in the flat since the early 1980s but is far too big and costly in relation to the size of the room its located hence why I am removing it. In the storge cupboard opposite the storage...
  8. J

    Anyone got a digital copy of codebreakers

    Is there a copy of Codebreakers lying around somwhere (pdf?), be nice to have a look what is contains before I buy a hard copy? Are there any similar recommended books?
  9. J

    Anyone offer EAL4338 in Birmingham / West Mids?

    Anyone know if the EAL4338 is offered by anyone in the West Mids/ Birmingham areas?
  10. Lou

    Is anyone going to be working on I'm a Celebrity this year?

    Seeing as it is at a spooky castle in Wales this year I wondered if any of our lovely members are going to be working on the set?? If so what will you be doing?
  11. D

    Does anyone still use connector block..?

    I still have loads of 5a & 15a screw connector block strips , I use the odd bit occasionally just wondered if anyone else still buys & uses connector block or is it all Wagos now ?
  12. M

    Anyone use a "Metal Circular Saw" for cutting Tray?

    I use a lot of cable tray with what i do (building posh trailers), at the moment i tend to use the workshop Band-Saw. However this is bit of a pain, as you have to do it really slowly, as the ends of the tray wobble once cut through, and if not careful it will chip the teeth of the bandsaw...
  13. happyhippydad

    Has anyone used this socket tester?

    Toolstation have this socket tester for sale TIS Socket Tester With Loop & RCD Check - https://www.toolstation.com/tis-socket-tester-with-loop-rcd-check/p51520 It says it checks if loop impedance and RCD are 'OK'. Has anyone used this plug in tester? Does anyone know what it actually checks...
  14. E

    Anyone here working in solar farms?

    Hi all, I'm pretty much exclusively working in solar farms these days. Anyone else? Might be good to have a thread on here to discuss common issues or seek advice maybe?
  15. J

    Has anyone come across this type of cable for a submain.

    hello I did an EICR today on a flat probably about 10 years old. everything fine except the usual C3s for non rcd protected circuits and for plastic boards etc. my question is has anyone come across the type of cable I found going from 80mcb near cut out to con unit in the flat. at first I...
  16. Abbywho

    Anyone know the difference between a red and green wire, besides the fact that red is more dangerous?

    Does anyone know the differences between a ref and green wire?
  17. A

    Hi, can anyone offer any advice as to why the heating would run when HW is called for?

    Hi, can anyone offer any advice as to why the heating would run when HW is called for?
  18. Sintra

    Anyone else suffering.

    42 degrees here today and it’s taken it’s toll. Anyone else suffering trying to work in this heat?
  19. F

    What brand is this panel?

    Can anyone identify the manufacturer of this panel? What type of breakers it takes? Slim breakers possible?
  20. Z

    Hi, could anyone tell me how to prove in a book that the highest x5 of an RCD test is sufficient please? It’s a question on my am2 testing. Thanks

    Hi, could anyone tell me how to prove in a book that the highest x5 of an RCD test is sufficient please? It’s a question on my am2 testing. Thanks I’m also struggling on how to check that my measure PFC at DB will trip the breakers in time. This question was a tick box on the exam so if anyone...
  21. Stevetheaviato

    Did anyone struggle to complete there nvq level 3 because the company they work for doesnt provide the right kind of work ? Or is this corse simple en

    Did anyone struggle to complete there nvq level 3 because the company they work for doesnt provide the right kind of work ? Or is this corse simple and is there anything that was difficult in your experience?
  22. P

    Does anyone have a ATEX Zone 0 torch they want to get rid off ?

    Hi guys, I am looking for a ATEX zone 0 torch is someone is looking to get rid of theirs. TIA
  23. F

    I’m taking two guys back from furlough tomorrow. In Scotland. Does anyone know if they can share a van yet or is it still one van each due to current

    I’m taking two guys back from furlough tomorrow. In Scotland. Does anyone know if they can share a van or is it still one can each due to current restrictions
  24. D

    For anyone interested in Eicrs , the Nag & his new wife are at it...

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWr9iaig9xg
  25. V

    Hello, we have a M35G 25040B Starter Motor and unsure of what it fits, can anyone tell us what this goes into??

    M35G 25040B Starter Motor and unsure of what it fits, can anyone tell us what this goes into?? 12V 9 tooth, earth return. we think maybe for a boat??
  26. N

    Does anyone have science and principles 2365 paper b questions.

    has anyone sat the science and principles 2365 paper b and can remember the questions in it i have seen one for paper A but not be if you do it would be very helpful thank you!
  27. darkwood

    So has anyone tried the 'The Last of Us II' on PS4 (Caution may contain plot spoilers in comments)!!

    With a lot of supposed backlash which I feel is somewhat a deliberate rating bashing by gaming critics, what do you think of it? I actually overall enjoyed it and my only critique is the cutscenes are too many and too long and the fact you cannot skip them even after completing the game.
  28. A

    UK Cable-Mate Software

    Cable-Mate Software, last updated Jan 2019. Cable-Mate - http://www.jarsoftelectrical.co.uk/index.html is anyone using this? or has used this? oh its now free.
  29. K

    UK 35mm Downlight

    Anyone know of a junction box that will go through a 35mm hole. I have to install e.ergency downlights. Cannot gain access above ceiling. Cheers
  30. T

    Does anyone use single circuit certificates?

    Hi all, just about to do the paperwork for a new RFC at an HMO. Its a while since I've done any paperwork as I've been doing a lot of subbying for the last 12 months. I use electraform and have just seen these single circuit certificates (SCC). Do any of you guys use these, or do you just fill...
  31. A

    Can anyone identify this Triac and suggest replacement part?

    Hi, This is the control board for a poultry incubator, it regulates temperature by pulsing 240V output to the heater. When it's heating up the heater is on full, when it's in control it pulses on and off. The fault is that it can't get up to temperature, it will control stably to a lower...
  32. FatAlan

    Anyone recognise this brand of light switches?

    Anyone know who makes / made these switches?
  33. T

    Can anyone recommend an inexpensive good earth leakage clamp meter

    Can anyone recommend an inexpensive good earth leakage clamp meter
  34. S

    UK Fuse link

    Hi folks, Can anyone tell me more about a fuse link (I came across several in a communal cupboard today) . Was not expecting this and immediate thought was Bodget and Scarper had been here. Best described as a brass link similar to a piece of galv pipe inserted in place of a BS88..hence my concern!
  35. M

    Ahoy there! As a former submariner I'm used to working in confined spaces but has anyone successfully fitted 10mm cable, 45A switch, 1gang backbox!

    Switch will be in stud wall; cable currently running horizontally....looks like I may need to pull some slack through to run cables through top and bottom of backbox...or strip back sheath and bring through back of plastic box using a 25mm grommet. The 45A switch wiil be in a kitchen for an...
  36. sythai

    Nest Smokes (heat?)

    Hi Guys Just seeing if anyone knows for definite if Nest have a heat capability or not yet? Have a new build coming up which obviously needs smokes & heat ? And they have specified Nest throughout. I'm thinking not possible yet and doubt very much they'd be a way of linking into an Aico heat...
  37. D

    MK essential range , anyone tried it ?

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osbADF3sOHU JW gives it the low down , anyone fitted any ? Looks a bit naff imo
  38. P

    Anyone worried about working at the moment?

    Hi all Just a quick one, maybe just to share my worries, I need to work to keep money coming in I’m mainly doing faults, outside work or empty property work. I’ve got 3 kids and a wife I need to think of both in terms of feeding them and keeping the rent going but also not to give them corona. I...
  39. B

    Can anyone recommend any good UV protected conduit for running network cable externally?

    Can anyone recommend any good UV protected conduit for runnign network cable externally? I plan on running around 10 cables (7mm diameter each) from the loft to the 2nd floor and ground floor, but the cables are orange and i'd like to hide them in some pvc black conduit. A lot of the stuff i've...
  40. C

    I was screwing a lightswitch back into the wall when suddenly a bang and the lights tripped, I assume I hit a live wire? Can anyone shed some light?

    I was screwing a lightswitch back into the wall when suddenly a bang and the lights tripped, I assume I hit a live wire? Can anyone shed some light on what happened?
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