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  1. J

    European male to U.S. female

    Background: I bought a Frankford Arsenal brass tumbler without looking. It has a two prong European plug. The product is 230v 50Hz 31w. I bought a converter at Ace but it does not work. The converter accepts the European plug in it's female side, but has a regular 110 plug on the U.S. male...
  2. telectrix

    female hormones

    Beer contains female hormones! Yes, that's right, FEMALE hormones! Last month, Montreal University and scientists released the results of a recent analysis that revealed the presence of female hormones in beer. Men should take a concerned look at their beer consumption. The theory is that beer...
  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. telectrix

    Met This Georgeous Female in Son's Local Pub.

    no kidding. she was all over me within 10 minutes of us getting in there.
  5. C

    NICEIC Certification Scheme NICEIC launches bursary to encourage female electricians into the industry

    Hello All, I saw Today in the `Installer` online Magazine [used to be CORGI`s Gas Installer Magazine] that the NICEIC are going to offer a Bursary to encourage Women to become Electricians - here is a link to that article: NICEIC launches bursary to encourage female electricians into the...
  6. K

    Female and no knowledge of electrics please advise.

    Hello, Please could someone tell me if I can plug this in to the mains? I have a LED strip light under cupboard in the Kitchen 120 cms. I went to the electrical shop and the man gave me a transformer. The wire from the LED strip light is in the first picture. Can I cut the plastic bit off the...
  7. C

    Female Graduate Retraining As An Electrician. Help/Advice.

    Hi Everyone, I am graduating from my undergraduate degree in early next year and I have decided I no longer want to work in my field of study and instead, I would like to retrain as an electrician. There are a number of colleges near me all offering a wide array of qualifications being EAL...
  8. Spoon

    Female Legislators Unveil ‘Male Ejaculation Bill’ Forbidding The Disposal Of Unused Semen

    Female Legislators Unveil 'Male Ejaculation Bill' Forbidding The Disposal Of Unused Semen - This just sounds like a joke. It can't be real....
  9. A

    Electrician Female Electrician Required - Female electrician west yorkshire

    Hi, We have had an enquiry from a client that requires us to use a female electrician working with an apprentice. I cannot give details of the client at this stage suffice to say they are a reputable national company and more details will be given at the interview stage. The work will be in...
  10. Dan

    Girl / lady electricians....?

    Do we have any female electricians on the boards?
  11. C

    Trying To Source A G9 Dome/shroud

    I am trying to find a replacement shroud / dome for a G9 light fitting. The shroud / dome I need has an M8 female base thread. It is 28mm high (excluding the separate lamp holder) and has a 20mm outside diameter. The shade will not accept a larger diameter fitting. I cannot find the shroud /...
  12. B

    Old conduit thread size

    Hi, I don't have much electrical knowledge so am looking to get some advice Does anyone know if old conduit loop in boxes take a different size screw than m4. I tried an m4 brass screw but this was too small - not sure if it is just damaged threads or if a different size screw used to be...
  13. O

    Cheapest place for 20mm black plastic conduit adaptors?

    Anyone give me some pointers towards somewhere I can get 20mm black plastic conduit adaptors (for joining to metal clad boxed - adaptor male or female) without getting my pants taken down on pricing... got some stuffing glands on ebay from a uk company for a good price for a bag of 100...
  14. Marvo

    Bosch 18V Li Ion Impact wrench

    I have an 18v Bosch 1/2" impact wrench and I'd like to use it as an impact driver for screws as well as 1/2" sockets. Is there an adapter available to convert from the 1/2" male drive to a female hex fitting that accepts the normal screwdriver bits?
  15. B

    Wiring up a mobile catering van.

    Any of you guys have experience or comments regarding this one ? I am helping a friend wiring their trailer from scratch. Fitting a 4 way IP 55 board with 30ma RCD and a 16A roundpin single phase female for there hook up supply. I plan on wiring the sockets in 2.5 3 core arctic blue flex as...
  16. B

    3 phase appliance inlet

    Has anyone fitted a 3 phase appliance inlet to a generator. I have been asked to do this and I am not sure how I should connect it inside the generator. I have done 3 phase for commercial applications before but not with a generator. Any help greatley appreciated.
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