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  1. DAvid Prosser

    Hydraulic Crimp tool sticking.

    Any one know a company (West Midlands area) that services hydraulics crimping tools. Mines starting sticking and not releasing enough to get the cable back out. I have taken it apart and cleaned it and it all looks super smooth but still sticks intermittently even with the dies empty. Would...
  2. C

    little advice on a relay please :)

    i have a...
  3. S

    iPod battery replacement

    Anyone had any experience of replacing iPod nano 4th generation batteries. I have been told its a sod of a job, but i am willing to give it a go if it isn't too bad. Can get battery and tools for less than a fiver off fleabay. Or is plan B, better, bung it on ebay as it is and get about £20 for...
  4. S

    Triton Opal Shower 10.5kw.

    Hello I have a shower which functions ok except the stop button keeps failing so I have to switch it off from the isolator switch. I just wondered if anyone knows where I can purchase a stop button or even repair it. There is a rubber bit at the back of the button which keeps has fallen off...
  5. rich.250

    Fluke 1651b

    Hi all, My fluke tester has just started giving funny readings on continuity I.e 72 ohms for open circuit. I've checked it on my check box and they are all out apart from zero.... Just wondered if anyone else has had this problem?? Looks like ill be sending it off tomorrow lol Thank in advance Rich
  6. J

    FLUKE 1652 Continuity Test

    Hello people. I'm a gold card holding spark with a commercial background (metal munchin'). Recently I've got a job 2nd fixing flats, no problems except i didn't have a test rig so i bought a Fluke 1652 one 2nd hand, had it calibrated and changed the batteries. The problem is with the...
  7. H

    How many 50w equivalent LED downlighters to use in a 12'x10' kitchen

    I am planning on using GU10 2800k 35 degree Megaman LED lamps which are claimed to be equivalent to 50watts. The ceiling height is 2.5M and the ceiling area is 3.0Mx3.7M or 10'x12'approx. I understand that within a kitchen (as a rule of thumb) that 2watt/ft square is required for adequate...
  8. I

    pvc conduit need to be glued

    hi do short runs of pvc conduit less than a meter between boxes securly saddle clipped, is it a must that they need to be glued ??
  9. H

    HRC fuse adaptors?

    Does anyone know where I can get adaptors to fit HRC fuses into units whose fixing bolts are further apart than needed? I want to stick 125A fuses into a place that up until recently housed TKM 315 fuses. The trouble is that the 315A fuses' fixing holes are 133mm apart but I can't find an...
  10. D

    Domestic Bloody N-L Fault

    Brilliant!!!! CU swap! Ring Circuits Excellent no breaks. never did a IR Test but never mind! any way all ok apart from Ring!!! N-E fault RCD not playing today!! :( Customer not really impressed with paying for finding the fault so Split Ring at a point where i though would be good...
  11. C

    which crimps for domestic

    hi guys can anyone recommend a decent set of crimps for domestic wiring, mainly twin and earth cable, tried roleson but really don't trust them because the cable is easily pulled apart, or maybe i pull a bit to hard?
  12. R

    Demolition work?

    Well, not quite, but I am quoting on a rewire on a cottage which is going to be totally gutted to bare stone and have everything new. I'm thinking about putting in a quote for the removal of all the plaster as well, but apart from chasing (which is obvioulsy very controlled) I don't have a great...
  13. L

    Melted 13amp Spur switch

    Feed a storage heater on economy 7. The 13amp spur switch for it is to the side of it wasn't working properly and the phase input looked a bit melted. I have tested all the wiring IR is fine and so is continuity and Zs thats without the melted broken switch as it fell apart in my hands. It...
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