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  1. SWD

    Another new toy it just gets better and better......

    well, after all the fun I had at Gatwick and with the ransom money paid I have invested in a new toy, anyone have telectrix's post code?
  2. L

    Better speed control required for 24v dc mobility motor

    Hello all, hope this is posted in the right place. You'll probably guess after reading this post for help that i'm not an electrician! I've built a 4-wheel buggy utilising a mobility scooter motor and wish to slow down the acceleration rate. I am utilising the twist grip throttle from a...
  3. oracle

    Female electricians, for better or for worse?

    Having worked on site with women, they seem to come in two forms, one a really good worker or Barbie with "Eeew, I broke a nail". Probably if there were a lot more ladies in the trade there would be more of a cross section
  4. Pete999

    Homeserve, don't laugh are they getting better?

    Over the last couple of weeks I have had some bother with a leaking Kitchen tap, not a cheap one, quite expensive to be honest. Any way the Guy who installed it for me is very elusive, annoying to be honest, promised to replace it under guarantee etc, just ignored all my calls and texts, so much...
  5. willy fixit

    Should M&S know better?

    Spot the mistake!
  6. C

    My grandkids could have done better

    Found this little beauty,.
  7. Andy-1960

    So.. Can you get better than a Kwik Fit Fitter? I think so!

    My wife rang me on Saturday with a message .. help I have a puncture - flagged up by the cars on board computer. She has a 18 month old Audi, so as the tyre had not gone completely down and looked normal she managed to make it home. As it was after 6pm and all garages are closed, I called Audi...
  8. G

    New Electrican don't like working away, good company, is the agency any better.

    My dad keeps saying that the grass is not always greener on the other side, was considering quitting the good company & moving back home & go on the agency, & have a life where I can attend night school and be around family. What is the agency like? is it worth it. & how would I get the best...
  9. littlespark

    Are some telly's better at recieving digital signals than others?

    After several years with a sky dish, my parents asked me to do something with their old aerial setup. The aerial, high up on the gable was a perfect perch for the local pigeons to sit and make a mess on their doorstep. They have a Panasonic tv in the living room, connected with a sky+ box, and...
  10. Andy-1960

    The Yanks always have to go one better - A 3 way switch.

    Why is this guy doing demos at mains voltage???? I will test you all later on terminology and terminations!!
  11. Nath Glew

    NVQ 3 or JTL? What route would suit my skill set better?

    I finished my Level 3 diploma at college last year and am wondering what would be the best path for me to take for the next step. Its taken from last June for my college to get back to me re: the NVQ so i dont have much confidence in their organisation of the next part for me but as far as i...
  12. S


    what is maximum amount of spur sockets taken from a main , the main amperage can be changed easily the wiring is 2.5 and a ring main is not possible without a lot of work as this is a large old house which has been wired this way , there will only be one large consumer a water heater .
  13. Pete999

    Pete's Videos working at height has been ignored then

    Better now??
  14. N

    What Power of Electric Shower Can I Have with 15mm Wide Cable?

    Hello, My last builder's electrician installed wiring ready for the installation of an electric shower. It is a flatish cable about 15mm wide for the widest dimension and has "2x6+2.5mm 2" (2=squared) marked on it. When looking for an electrician to wire in a shower to it one told me that it...
  15. G

    Floodlights and SWA cable.

    Hi all. I have been asked to put two lights on two 30ft floodlight pylons. (one on each) They need to be at around 6-8ft high. It will be a new circuit and run in SWA. Is it 'correct' or acceptable to run the cable up the pylon to that height? (on the outside) Also, any ideas on cable fixings...
  16. gordy ere

    meeting with my mp on friday [EICRs]

    Hi , meeting mp because I want to highlight the unfairness of the Scottish Governments Guidance in favour of companies who are registered with Napit . select, Elecsa and Nickit. Also to highlight bias against self employed electricians,as laid out in annex A of this guidance any of you guys got...
  17. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Those boot were made for walking

    Well that tells you a lot doesn't it?
  18. Dan

    Sidebar banners

    I'm changing the sidebar banners, working my way up from the bottom for some reason, I've only just realised that lol Think they look better and more professional like that than the old smaller ones with text under them?
  19. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Butchery at it's best

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