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  1. Gary Moore

    Changing to Auto Electrics

    Has anyone made a change into auto electrics? I just have a level of curiosity about it. Don’t know why. Just thought I would see if anyone else has done it, Kind regards
  2. A

    Camping pod electrics

    Hi All, Has anyone any experience in putting electrics into camping pods (all wooden). I was going to just treat it like a shed/garage with electrics but then wondered if it might come under camp site / caravan regs (section 708, 721) as eventually there will be more than one of them. One...
  3. Y

    Commercial The right way to setup electrics at an event?

    Hi all, I've recently ventured into hiring products and providing services for events/weddings etc. We've been at it for a couple of years now and it's going well. I currently just use a MASTERPLUG LDCT2513BQ/4-XD 13A 4-GANG 25M CABLE REEL 240V extension cable to plug in 2 x 1000w 13amp coil...
  4. happyhippydad

    Working on electrics with 2 supplies.

    I have little knowledge of PV. When working on circuits supplied by a domestic CU, is it fine to just have the main switch off in the CU or should you be isolating the PV as well? The stickers all over the CU's in this example all say to disconnect both supplies.
  5. S

    Garden electrics, advice and possible work please

    Hi guys, I need to run some power in my garden. Depending on what’s required I might be looking for an electrician to do the work. The cable run is about 30m and I want around 4 double sockets along it. The questions are, Can I spur it from an existing internal socket? Keeping the spur on the...
  6. M

    New Fuse Box Needed for 110v Electrics

    Hello Guys, I have a strange, yet accurate title: I am the Vintage Member for the WBCCI. That is the club for people who own Airstreams. (the aluminium bodied, curved caravan, or as we call them: A Travel Trailer) In my case, the Euro branch. This means that members who have problems come...
  7. K

    Domestic Electrics Revamp Project

    Long Post Warning Lots of Questions: Thank you in advance for your patience and advice: Hi All In the next few weeks I'm planning to have a fair amount of electrical work done. The main project is revamping the electrics in the garage. At the moment the garage gets its power via a 2.5mm twin...
  8. D

    Electrics came back on without doing anything

    All electrics in the garage went out. It was caused by a heater fan I had one for a hour or so. It is a very very old heater fan. I presume it's got a fault. Anyhow there is a board in the garage and also a board in the house. The house lights were fine and nothing tripped out. The garage...
  9. J

    Electrics tripping the rcd and can’t locate why

    I’m not an electrician but know to try to identify what is tripping the RCD. Top floor electrics tripped. Thought identified heating was the culprit as tripped when boiler switched on at mains tripped the rcd. Kept that off on rcd board but then when tried bathroom lights that tripped Rcd, as...
  10. J

    Only 1 Fridge door tripping electrics help please

    Hi all Hotpoint American style fridge freezer model FFA40X keeps tripping the electrics not the lights when the left hand door is opened. It doesn’t do it if the ugh hand side door is opened. It trips if both doors are opened at the same time too. The fridge has been tested and all good. What...
  11. S

    Part P signoff on self-installed electrics in a new build

    I'm building a house, and I HAD been looking to do the bulk of the electrics myself, and then get it tested and signed off. I now understand this can be just as expensive and more complicated than having an electrician come in and do it himself. Any thoughts on this, please, and if it IS viable...
  12. L

    New to electrics, new to the forum. Hello.

    Hey everyone. My name is Luke and I am currently studying Level 2 Diploma in Electrical installations, with the hope of going all the way to my AM2 test in 2 years time. I decided to retrain after spending 4 years in the family business of scaffolding and so far am loving every second of it...
  13. cprfenom

    Anyone have experience in Canadian electrics or the process to challenge the exams

    Hi All, As the title says, is there anyone here with Canadian electrical experience or the processes in getting your skills recognized in order to challenge the exams? I am looking at options to move to St johns in Newfoundland
  14. dazkgoodwin

    Auto electrics - Halfords not accepting blame for tyre pressure monitoring fault

    This year I had 2 front tyres replaced, front discs and pads replaced (24 Aug), and I was quite pleased with the price and service, however since going in for this work the tyre pressure monitoring on my Vauxhall Corsa (2015 Limited Edition) is showing the pressures for the 2 front pressures the...


    Hi all, I visited a property yesterday which consists of two shops with a flat above each shop. This was a preliminary visit on behalf of the new owners who are looking to refurbish and rent out. I went to check out the supply, bonding etc. and found a single phase supply feeding both shops and...
  16. O

    French Electrics don’t you just love them

    Thoughts !!
  17. C

    Wonderful world of electrics

    Pic from a electrical mag,is this what we expect now,is this neat.. I don’t think so.
  18. K

    French electrics and radiators

    Hi Guys, Anyone here up on the French regs? I have a house in France which has no heating so was looking at electric rads. Just wondering can I plug them into existing sockets, run a new radial circuit dedicated just to rads or a new radial circuit for each individual rad like washing macines...
  19. C

    Electrics for a sunbed

    Hi all, (First post and I'm not an electrician). I'm trying to manufacture a sunbed. By picking the brains of the very helpful and knowledgeable people at UV logistics I now know what electrical parts are needed and they can supply. Cad/cam drawings for the bed are done. I now need an...
  20. Soulsurfer

    Fountain pump electrics!

    Hi again, Callout to a fountain in a very large property which the we can do it all foreign gardener types have tried to unsuccessfully change out a draper pump for it, picture cast lion heads spitting water out x 6! They said they couldn't get it running and showed me the little plug and...
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