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  1. Pete999

    Pete's Videos For Spoon another one might be worthwhile

    Older members may recall the times when the Teachers wore white Lab coats and Students behaved themselves.:tongue:
  2. bahum

    Any guesses which (Northern Ireland?) electrician company this might be???

    I'll try to keep it short: Back in 2014 we had an electrical company from Northern Ireland do some work for us in the Luton and Bedford areas of England. I don't remember their name (hence the question), all I know is they used to come to the area SEVERAL weeks in a row in the summer and they...
  3. MFS Electrical

    Think this might need updating.....

    So I came across this on the bottom of the Electricians listing. Think it may need some tweaking as there aren’t trusted advisers anymore and 5 lines down it says tilers
  4. B

    Landlord Slayer - Might need advice

    Hi there Yeap having got fed up of dealing with problem landlords - I now work to hit their pockets. Sorry not able to provide any further information about who I am. Incognito Billy
  5. Marti

    If you're selling your private number plate I might be interested.

    Just on the chance that anyone fancies selling their private number plate in the future , I might be interested if it electrical or electrician related. I realise they are not to everyone's taste and I'm compensating / having a crisis / shallow / infantile / got better things to do with limited...
  6. S

    Another post from the American Forum that you Might Enjoy.

    Note that this is in no way an electrician's forum: Read on for the advice he got: h ttps://boards.straightdope.c om/sdmb/showthread.php?t=860809
  7. Z

    Do you think that this needs upgrading...

    prepared to be shot down here but I've recommended that this get's changed :-) Deceased Hubby did it apparently. Had a run of those recently. Probably same bloke:-) Amongst other things, the C45's - 1 did the lights (4 x pendants), 1 did a twin socket for the Broadband router. Anyway...
  8. Marvo

    10 Things You Might Not Know About Me

    Thought it might be nice to help other members get a better mental picture of the other reprobates they're sharing the forum with. Obviously in the interests of privacy and security keep any info you post non-specific in nature.... I'll start; 1. I was born on Gibraltar, lived in West Germany...
  9. S

    What is this?? Not sure what it might be

    Hi all Just wanted to know what the attached might be. Its under my stairs and switched off but i dont know what it actually is. Any thoughts? Thanks in advance :)
  10. E

    might lose a finger tomorrow :(, neighbour from hell

    what a fantastic start to the week, neighbours pitbull off its lead in the landing unsupervised, attacked my dog for the second time, managed to get my fist in the pitbulls mouth, sheared my pinky like a bit of 16mm tail :(. never thought a man as handsome as i would have to visit a plastic...
  11. U

    Marxman hole marker

    Hi chaps have a look at this amazing bit of kit its really helped me for marking of holes when a pencil or sharpie wont mark the drill points. Marxman Pen • The Perfect Drilling Companion - https://www.marxmanpen.co.uk/ The best and easiest way you will not be disappointed with it. The misses...
  12. C

    10mm t&e lsoh cable

    Is there anything on the market that will ease the connection of this ridiculous cable & size. At the moment us nutties are struggling to connect into a 45 amp cooker switch,fixed on a fast fix 2g box,then struggling with a cable outlet connection,are we mad or what. Something is gonna bust,madness.
  13. punkin

    High bay or flood lights

    Hi, I work in a steel factory and we are in need of better lighting. I’m thinking of putting up some LED flood lighting in instead of using LED high bay lights. The flood lights are about 50% cheaper than High bay. We currently have 8 foot fluorescents at a height of about 6 meters. Are there...
  14. S

    Generator earth

    Hi all, first post for some time! Currently installing power and lighting into a small cabin. Supply will be from a permanently connected generator and using a rod for earthing purposes. Carrying out testing today and only getting 197v between live and rod. Guessing I may need another rod which...
  15. B

    Amazon drone delivery and drones

    Well I have seen the toys working even had a go (rumour has it a gorilla can work them) Amazon has done a few delivery's with one. see https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Prime-Air/b?ie=UTF8&node=8037720011 Well do you think its the future? millions of drones flying about delivering packages? After...
  16. Pete999

    Pete's Videos For all us tool tarts

  17. E

    Smallest possible cable for a 4w LED load.

    Hi All, This is a bit niche but i've been asked to refurb an antique lamp to dimmable led and i'm after a very tiny cable that will take 230v but only run a single 4W LED. There are 5 of these on the lamp that come back to a connector then off in 0.75 flex. Also after an inline dimmer for the...
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