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    Free clean energy

    Last time I posted on forum it was on the thorny issue of over unity machines which alas got confused with perpetual motion -- and other supposed heretic area's of science. Clean - free ? energy is very politic at the moment and as other electricians on forum got very bent out of shape with the...
  2. M

    Do I Connect Clean Earth On Metal Switched Socket

    I’m replacing old plastic light switches and sockets for metal ones. I’ve gone with BG Nexus range but I’m a little confused as to whether or not I need to connect a wire to the clean earth connection. Looking at the wiring diagram it is not used. I know I need to run a fly lead from the switch...
  3. buzzlightyear

    customers clean toilets

    how many of you turn up to job and a customer say would you like a cup of tea or coffee .and think to yourselves if the mug or cup is clean maybe the toilet is clean has well ,and you pop your head in the loo. and s**t &P*** all over the place .would you drink that tea and wondering if that mug...
  4. Pete999

    Whats the wierdest things/thing you have eaten, keep it clean please

    My claim to odd thing I have eaten, came from a job in Syria, we were out for an ethnic meal one evening, about 6 of us none of us could speak the lingo, so we basically managed to order our food, I found the round items quite tasty, till the morning when speaking to the Local Girls in the...
  5. Pete999

    I was always taught to keep my site clean and tidy

    Nice tool bag (wgereca I get one? nice to see PPE being used properly
  6. mhar

    Contactor query

    Don't come accross these that often but today I have one that is buzzing a bit and is warm (compared to it's neighbouring mcb's) but not hot. It appears as though it is the control input that is causing the noise and heat as I am able to turn the loads off. It is a Hagar ES240. Does this need to...
  7. A

    Makita brushes wearing out too quick

    I've got a makita impact driver, the original brushes lasted about 2 and a half years, so I bought some more (what I believe to be official makita brushes) and they lasted about 6 months. Replaced them again last week and now they've already worn out. Anyone know any reason why they would...
  8. GMES

    Competition no 2

    Ok Guy's , following on from Sintra's spot the ball, this is competition number 2. So this is nothing Technical and there is no right or wrong answer, it's simply a little bit of fun with a prize. 1st prize - £ 20.00 Amazon gift card 2nd prize - £ 10.00 halfords voucher Below is an image...
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    cleaning panels

    is it important to wash or clean panels? does it make any differance?
  10. S

    Industrial AHU Faults

    I'm having a problem on an AHU that will not hit btemperature the actuators to htg coil are fully open and hot water is passing through but i am not getting my set point met by 8 degrees C, can anyone give me some advice please
  11. Jimmy Boy

    MK Dual E sockets old and new

    Have a butchers the older one is copper finish the new one I picked up isn't I think you can see the obvious design fault in the older one if you didn't link it for a single CPC I think the design fault on the newer is the 'made in Malaysia' ggrrr don't get me started J
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    Chop saw blade for cutting dado trunking...?

    Read on another thread some of you saying that when cutting dado trunking a chop saw with a suitable blade leaves a manufactured type cut, nice and clean. As opposed to a hacksaw cut that leaves a burred edge that requires filing down etc. I use a hacksaw for small jobs but I am curious as to...
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    Switch Cleaning Lube!

    Hi I read somewhere that i could clean my amplifier inside with this product, i promptly bought some and sprayed it all inside, switches, pcb etc. I am now worried that i may have overdone it and do not want to power up incase something untoward occurs. Could someone please advise me on this...
  14. H

    Changing ligt switches.

    I have noticed when doing this and needing to add an earth wire to the plate (metal) that the earth wires coming in are very dirty and am having to clean them. I assume the rest of the system may have "dirty wires". What's the best way of testing if there are any faults?
  15. P

    Commercial clean supplys

    Hi can anyone help?I'm doing a bit of work in an existing bank and have been told I have to chase steel conduit into walls and run in studwalls to protect the Clean supply and the Dirty ringmain if they are not RCD protected.I dont want to put the clean on an RCD.Is there a workaround for a...
  16. M

    Van signage-yes or no? security/theft

    times are hard and we are al/mostlyl struggling for work/new clients. if you are a one man band, is it worth the hassle of van signage against the risk of being broken into? the minute you write electrical or any trade on your van, imo you are askin for it. even all the lads i know who work for...
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