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  1. Lou

    Scolmore Group Now Sponsor ElectriciansForums.net

    I am sure you will join me in welcoming @Scolmore to the forum! They provide wiring and electrical accessories from their British based HQ! Scolmore International is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of electrical accessories, lighting, home automation, security and cable accessory...
  2. T

    Hi all

    Hi all, thanks for letting me join your forum
  3. L

    Hi new to the group and after advice.

    Hi there new to the group so maybe posting in the wrong section so any direction would be much appreciated. I am looking into becoming an electrician and have applied to quite a few apprenticeship schemes over the last 6 months with no avail, this may be to do with me being 34 or maybe not. In...
  4. wsoppitt

    Guys/girls hopefully you can help.i do lots of work for this guy that has just started setting up a group of containers as a self storage business.

    Guys / girls hopefully you can help. A guy I do some work for is in the process of setting up a container self storage business. There is 1 main gate, he wants the entry to be keyless (fob entry) and also wants it to connect to network for remote operation. Any recommendations for a good system...
  5. G

    UK Beware Able group

    Hi Just to let people know, have been contacted by Able Group, after electricians & other trades. Filled in all the forms documentation., needed to clarify some details. They asked me for a current DBS check which I had completed in November 2019 "clear" which was scanned and sent to Able group...
  6. Andy78

    Wiha tools focus group

    If anyone is interested Wiha tools are currently running a focus group for their tools, in particular the speede electric driver. The group is being run for Wiha by a company called expert trades. It's £90 Inc vat to join which then gives you access to the Facebook group where all the...
  7. static zap

    Firefox Zoom levels messing with - headings in Group discussion and more

    Group discussions 100% zoom turns headings into vertical column letter stacks -- ok 110 120% Need 90% zoom for Forum radio play arrow to be visible without scrolling down. ( Just nits -that may/maynot need picking ! )
  8. Lister1987

    Attachments in group discussions?

    Discovered I can't add attachments (and by virtue, upload images). Is this intentional as it kinda kills my thread of showing things Yes, I did use the camera to get a screenshot of my iPad as I can't remember the iOS shortcut for it 😂
  9. Dan

    Electrical Trainee Forum Group

    https://www.electriciansforums.net/group/new-electricians-trainees-too.3/info Add yourself, add fellow trainees, share info and experiences. Help each other out. :D
  10. M

    UK Newbie

    New to the group many thanks, I'm about to take the am2 later this year any advice would be grateful cheers
  11. G

    New to group and appreciate a bit of help please

    Hi guys I'm new to the group so firstly hi to everyone and hope all well I'm 54 yrs old so still a young one . 24yrs ago I did some studying one day a week for 3 yrs and got some qualifications but never took it any further so am now studying and plan on doing my 18th etc this year. My question...
  12. D

    UK NMG Limited - National Maintenance Group

    HAs anyone heard from or had any contact with UK NMG or National Maintenance Group (Glasgow-based) recently? The phone rings out although the website is still live. Emails and letters are going unanswered?
  13. M

    Hi new to group J E A K S SERVICE LTD based in South London

    Hi Newish to group, Electricial engineer for a few years on and off. My Background Computers Satellite installation engineer Air insulation engineer 17th edition engineer with testing and inspection I do subcontracting and private work J E A K S SERVICE LTD Hi Newish to group, Electricial...
  14. D

    3 switches control both level lights - Easy change?

    Hi, I have three switches across 2 levels in my house all controlling the lights on two levels of the house landings (spotlight group on ground and landing light on 1st). Ground: 2 switches - control spotlight group downstairs (same floor) and upstairs landing light Upstairs/1st: 1 switch -...
  15. mrloy99

    medical locations query

    excuse the paraphrasing .I'm trying to figure out if lighting circuits in group 1 /2 locations HAVE to be on rcd.or if it depends on...eg...unprotected cables in a metal stud wall ...or if it is in a room containing shower 710.411.3.2.5 says ..in medical locations of group 1 & group 2...WHERE...
  16. leep82

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB and back pay?

    Just wondering if anyone can give me any advice. I work cards in for a JIB registered company and I'm currently being paid as an approved electrician but on the 2008 rate. The company MD has given the current economic climate as a reason why my wages have not gone up with the annual JIB rise. My...
  17. P

    BNI Networking

    Evening all I've been invited to a meeting with a local BNI. Has / is anyone else envolved with a BNI group who could offer some advice. Is it worth while?? Cheers Ponty
  18. B

    Is sex work?

    An RAF Group Captain was about to start the morning briefing to his staff. While waiting for the coffee machine to finish its brewing, the Group Captain decided to pose a question to all assembled. He explained that his wife had been a bit frisky the night before and he failed to get his usual...
  19. P

    Energy Saving Group - rent-a-roof misselling/scam?

    My Dad came across this mob recently (Energy Saving Group | Subsidised Energy Saving Products) - a friend of his has been stung for £500 for what was supposed to be a free install (rent-a-roof type scheme). Reading the following links, they do sound a bit dodgy. It seems they just refer each...
  20. A

    megger 1889

    Jack Davidson.C.Eng. FIEE. thinks this goes back to the 1890s when E & V produced their first insulation testers, (now universally known as Meggers). This famous brand name dates back to 1905, when the first portable insulation tester was introduced with the MEGGER brand name on it. and its for...
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