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  1. Vortigern

    Is anyone else having problems accessing certain areas of the forums?

    Just wondering is it just me or a general problem I encounter. First, I cannot comment on the DIY forum as I have insufficient priveleges. I have raised this a few times with forum admin but nothing has come of it. Secondly today I tried clicking on a thread to the plumbers forum and was told...
  2. D

    Power goes out in certain outlets

    Power went out three times. Once in Master bedroom and twice in the living room. Breaker not tripping and the reset on the outlet will not fix it. It's a total of 4 outlets
  3. ETradesmen

    I need a certain switch

    Good afternoon all, I was a victim of theft on Friday night. My van was destroyed and I lost some gear. It was a peel and steal scenario where they’d forced entry through the top of my side door. I have an alarm fitted but want to install an additional one with a high dB siren. My question...
  4. samsingh

    UK Am2 - Ring final circuit

    Hi, I've sat my am2 practical today. I have a question about the ring final circuit hopefully there is someone who can relate. Is it crucial to wire the ring final a certain way? Ive bought 2 legs out, one goes into my closest socket which went down a bit of conduit and the other leg goes to...
  5. Dan

    How to quick-quote a certain part of a post!

    I didn't want to baffle you guys with tools the forum has. So I've never posted about this. I know some people already use it, it's a common feature on forums. So if you highlight some text in any post, you should get a little pop-up box with a couple of options in it. 1570975986 You can...
  6. R

    Crackly amp in certain sockets

    Hi, My house is about 30 years old and I have been here for 17 years. Before we arrived, the previous owner had an extension done which included a new dining room. I now want to use that room to play music, so I have moved a guitar amp and a small PA but when I plug them in, they crackle like...
  7. P

    Certain accents not worth quoting for?

    I have come to the point that I no longer even waste my time quoting when I hear Certain accents who call me. No disrespect to any accent but I have concluded that I have wasted far too much of my time over the years not having the majority of my quotes accepted or wanting discount to the point...
  8. littlespark

    New avatar for a certain member on here

    After reading a rather lengthy thread over the weekend.. Someone mentioned Snoop Dawg.... but I thought of this; So this is an example of a spoonerism... where two of the letters of a word or name are swapped over. Or is that a snooperism?? Anyway. It made me chuckle and got me thinking...
  9. T

    18th Edition, puzzled about certain question

    So I had this question in mock exam, got mine tomorrow, the real one. The external influence code ACM requires IP rated equipment to IPX1 IPX4 IP0 IPX2 Answer IPX4 apparently. But I could not find the corresponding external influence and presume it is a typo? I don't want to encounter this...
  10. S

    Good, easy reading textbooks?

    Hey! First time posting here :hurray: ive been a sparky for 10 years working in mostly domestic and now I've decided to try going into another form of the industry. However I've realised that I'm not as upto scratch as I should be with certain things and would like to refresh myself. I've spent...
  11. B

    Industrial Setting the overload on a motor circuit contactor.

    Hi I haven't much experience on this subject so thought id ask!. I need to choose and set the overload on a circuit contactor containing an overload. It's a 3ph motor rated at 14.1 amp do i set the overload at the same current rating or just above due to the initial inrush?
  12. R

    Building Services Controls Course

    Hi guys, Prob going over old ground here but does anyone recommend a good controls course, I can fault find on a panel but its more knowing why, for example certain plant needs interlocking, sequences for startups etc. I know this prob sounds daft but any help would be great.
  13. I

    do you still need to contact DNO when exporting TNCS earth

    hi dont want to open the usual debate re tncs earth, looking for where i can find out the answer as to weather the DNO still needs to give permission for there earth to be exported any one help ?
  14. J

    suppliers main fuse (100a)

    Hi, Im sure this has probablly already been posted on this forum elsewhere, however i have a question i would just like clearing up if any one can help. Looking at most domestic electrical supplies the main suppliers fuse is 100a and the main switch in the consumer unit is 63a (or less than...
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