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  1. TheGronk

    Time clock recommendations

    can anyone recommend a digital time clock, either din rail or surface mounted with count down the on-off with some kind of start button function instead of having time frames in which it’s on or off Many thanks
  2. egg67

    Please help have tried google but could not find it

    Was given this by a neighbour who's husband had just died at the age of 92, he was a radio ham. I know it for morse code but would like to find out what make it is and how it was wired, and the original colour as I would like to Restore it the only markings on it are KEY PATTERN NUMBER 310.
  3. N

    Getting business on google search?

    I have a website which isn't anything fancy but for a sole trader is hopefully fine. I know everyone wants to be at the top of the page on a google serach, but I am not even at the bottom! I have a free yell.com listing, but even when I search for an electrician in my area via google and get...
  4. A

    dimplex storage heater

    Hi Can anyone get schematic diagram of the latest quantum storage heater? It looks complicated for me. :) Thanks
  5. M

    Fixings for double plasterboard stud walls

    Hi.Im a new apprentice electrician and was after some advice on fixings please!? I today's had to fit an emergency exit sign in stud wall but it had double layered plasterboard. I thought plasterboard fixings(pig tails) would work but they never gripped and kept spinning out! Am I using wrong...
  6. M

    New Member - Help Needed

    Hi everyone, I have only just found this forum and thought I would sign up. I am in the 3rd year of my apprenticeship even though I am 36 years of age (probably the oldest apprentice in the south east) Anyway my best mate is my boss and I am getting more involved in the day to day running of...
  7. R

    city and guilds 5357?

    HI, I am wondering If anyone knows if the C&G5257 course allows me to become an electrician. I am currently finishing my second year of 2357 but have to change courses due to a new job. thanks in advance
  8. G

    Fluke 1653 for sale with leads

    Hi all, Title says it all really, I have the above for sale it was last calibrated on the 15th June 2015 and has not been used since. Think the leads could do with replacement as they look kinda old lol. Any questions or to make me an offer PM me. Photos are avialable on my google drive at...
  9. Dan

    Google Pixelphone?

    Google Pixel phone launched to take on iPhone - https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/oct/04/google-launch-pixel-xl-iphone New phone by google announced. Seems pricey for an android.
  10. W

    Wiring Up Outdoor Light

    Hi All I've got a 2 gang switch in my garage and only one switch is connected which works 2 way with another switch at the top of my garage. I'm looking to add another light to work on the second switch. What's the best way to wire this so I can control it with this switch. 20160917_115057.jpg...
  11. charlie76

    Domestic Sealing Consumer Unit Knock Outs

    Evening folks. What are you guys using on to seal 38mm knock outs consumer units? Seems 38mm blind grommets are rare as hens teeth or at least no one stocks them... Any advice appreciated.
  12. Leesparkykent

    Tool belt recommendations

    What's the preferred flavour of tool belt? Need a new one so looking for quality.
  13. E

    Advertising and websites

    Hi everyone was just wondering how much money people spend on advertising and how much work they receive from the advertising? ive been on my own for about two years and 90% of my work is word of mouth, I have an ad in yell and get the odd call from it. also with websites do you pay for seo...
  14. J

    CRM software

    We are a small company of 11 staff and are looking for CRM software that is easy to use and sparky friendly. Can anyone suggest one that works well?
  15. S

    night time timer switches

    I want a timer switch that automatically turns the lights on at a specific time i set and turn off at a specific time, but all I can find is lag switches? anybody know of these programmable switches with common+l1?
  16. D

    Commercial Can you identify this trunking?

    Making some additions to this 50x100 trunking fitted in an office in August 2008. What brand is it so I can get new bits to fit? More pics: https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B4b15PxUx4zffmJqbHZMMHduTjB0dnNwTzRfeXFnQmx5Y2lwTmhVN2piN2dMN2daTHo4NXc&usp=sharing
  17. L

    Smartphone app

    Does anyone know of a good app for a smartphone to organise appointments and hold customer information etc? Preferably something that would sync up to iphone and iPad etc. Preferably free as I'm just starting out (no smart arses quoting pen and diary please). :)
  18. B

    how to find your phone

    Apple has had the "find my iphone" app for a while now. The news is google has now introduced this for android phone. seems you can locate it on google maps and even ring it from your desktop. https://plus.google.com/+google/posts/CEdEWkg4dvf be aware if installed it can be used to locate you...
  19. BigSi

    BT Line Test Phone?

    Hi all. I was hoping somebody on here might know a little about a BT test unit that I recently purchased. From what I can gather it’s a Commtel T-328 275A MK.4 BT phone line tester. To be honest, I don’t think that’s it’s ever been used due to the condition of the unit and leads (still in...
  20. D

    Do you have to be registered with a third party certification scheme

    Hi I'm Darren and I'm hoping to become a domestic electrician possibly self employed In the future I have been told by someone that In order to be a domestic installer I need to be registered with a third party certification scheme such as the NICEIC I was just wondering if this is true...
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