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  1. Dan

    What's your mancave like?

    So, it seems some of us have pizzas ovens, some of us have tool sheds.... What's your mancave like? Pictures win prizes!
  2. weatherwitch

    Can Mason Jar lamp shades overheat?

    I've liked the Mason jar /Kilner Jar lamp shades a while & they are extremely easy to make, especially after I saw one at £50 & the jars are £2-£4! It simply needs a Lamp adaptor lid switched for the inside removable disc of the 2 part preserving jar lid. So these pics show what I'm on about. My...
  3. S

    My Washing Machine Is ...

    silver. Can I ask in this forum if I have problems with it?
  4. B

    Megger 1730

    I've got my megger 1730 for sale. Reason for sale is I just don't use it anymore. If I'm honest it's probably been used less than a dozen times since I've owned it. (It still has the protective cover over the LCD screen) It's currently out of calibration, but passed our in house tests...
  5. D

    Changing ceiling rose in a new build house

    Hi all sorry if this is the wrong section, im currently studying to become and electrician and so far learned the basics. A friend of mine has asked if i can change his bathroom and on suite light. Each bathroom he wants light changing has a extractor fan as well wired to the lights. Looked...
  6. D

    Fluke 1653 MFT

    Retired due to health sparky selling Fluke 1653 MFT with all leads and extra phase probe with light, mini CD for form fill and box. For Sale £220 collection Buckinghamshire [/URL][/IMG]
  7. J

    Commercial oven spares

    Hi, Does anyone one have any reccomendations for a company that does spares for commercial ovens? I need to replace the thermostat on a old pizza oven that heats to 360 degrees. It's a roka werk oven but it's 27 years old and I can't find any spares online for them.
  8. willy fixit

    EICR What would you do?

  9. S

    MFT 1720 & On Site Guide

    Hi Guys, just purchased a new 1730 - anyone interested in a good condition 1720? Unit, case & leads only, will require calibrating - can include a £10 off calibration voucher with Testermans if you can use it. £400 17 edition OSG, Red, good condition... £15 posted
  10. B

    LandWind X7 - A Chinese Copy of the Range Rover Evoque ?

    We have all seen or even owned chinese copys of phones,GHd's watches etc but this takes the biscuit. The Range rover evoke costs in excess of £40k and the landwind about £14k can you tell the difference? see LandWind X7 - A Chinese Copy of the Range Rover Evoque - News for the...
  11. B

    exploding shower doors

    Yes I said EXPLODING ! Was having a cuppa today at about 11am when I heard what I thought was a firework exploding in my house followed by a sound like a ceiling coming down. Instintivly I run upstairs and found glass on my landing (I feared a firework had smashed my window) then noticed pieces...
  12. G

    For Sale Bosch GOP10.8V-Li 10.8V in L box no Batteries

    Bosch Gop 10.8v li in l box will put some blades in with it. Comes with Charger but no batteries £80 plus postage
  13. G

    For Sale Erbauer ERI349SDS 4.6kg 2.6Ah Li-Ion Cordless SDS Plus Drill 18V

    Bargain price of £75 plus postage for the a 18v cordless li ion sds drill come in case with two batteries. Ideal for someone just starting out
  14. B

    iphone is08

    Seems theres a website WITH FALSE INFO SO DONT TRY IT claiming that once you upgrade with is08 you can charge your iphone in a microwave for 1.5 mins Its called wave technology and someone has already tried it with bad results see...
  15. S

    Shaver socket above bath in hotel - dangerous?

    Hi, Sorry to bother you all. Last year I visited a 4 star hotel (part of a chain) and found a shaver socket in Zone 1. It was to the left of the sink but directly above the bath. I could definitely see a risk for a small child standing in the bath. I emailed the hotel to warn them and they said...
  16. M

    Old Crabtree Fusebox, can i still buy a fuse for this?

    Hello everyone. I have a question regarding my Crabtree fusebox (seems very old). Can anyone tell me what model it is and if I can get a fuse for a shower that will be installed. I've had a look at it but can't find a model number. The wiring has been put in place (10mm). The shower will be...
  17. Tiny Spark

    On the job fixes....

    We have all done it, Job needs doing and your kit breaks, gets lost, damaged, forgotten whatever and we "fix it" So whats your best ones? (Sparkys plasters dont count :p) Here is my latest: My glasses broke so I cut a small piece of spring steel and used it as a splint between the lenses and...
  18. V

    Sacked for doing a good job?

    Got a call yesterday to quote for an office/factory PAT and went round there this morning. They had no idea on numbers of appliances and the previous test was done back 2011. Did a survey of 3 offices and a 2 factory floors, I guess around 200 items need testing. I decided the best policy was to...
  19. C

    Makita 18v combi drill

    Includes case, charger, two batteries (Still work well), and a spare chuck (Virtually new) £120
  20. A

    socket and see pdl 310

    hi here I have a socket and see pdl 310 has calibration until april 2014 was only bought new 2013 and needed calibration cert for part p assessment, I have just bought a multifunction tester, this tester is great and never trips rcd on loop, the tests it performs are loop, pfc, voltage, polarity...
  21. A

    Beko CE 68206C - problem with oven not heating

    Hi, First post, I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask such a question, if so if someone could gently point me in the right direction/forum, that would be appreciated. Our Beko CE 68206C oven has stopped working, not sure the grill works either. The clock appears to be set properly...
  22. P

    Solar Lighting in Detached Garage

    I live in an flat and have a garage in a detached block a short distance away. None of the garages have power and as there is a communal garden area between my flat and the garage so it is not possible to run a supply to the garage from the flats system. I would like to get lighting in the...
  23. W

    mortgage retention advice for current installation upgrade

    Hi guys, i need to carry some work out to get my house to pass its mortgage retention, i had a mate from napit come round and do a electrical installation inspection condition report, as one of the retention on my mortgage is due to the old electrical installation. at the moment there is a 15...
  24. sjhall

    makita 8406c core drill

    The move across to one brand, Milwaukee ... So the above is for sale, This is the 8406C this is the 1400w motor Very good condition Cheapest I can see online is £380 http://www.toolbox.co.uk/makita-8406c-05inch-13mm-0-117989?utm_source=GoogleBase&utm_medium=GB&utm_campaign=GoogleBase £150...
  25. Y

    Near as new Moeller 72way includes 16mcb's for sale

    Well i had no idea this section was here, but i'm currently selling this on ebay: Moeller 72 way 3 phase CCU/fuse board, never been used or drilled. Inc 16mcb's | eBay with pictures: cashmored's Library | Photobucket Basically i came accross this giant of a CCU on my travels, it's never been...
  26. C

    Thermal Imaging Camera For Sale

    Hi, I have a Flir Infracam SD Thermal Imaging Camera for sale. This is a really good camera and a nice piece of equipment for the electrician to have. It is in excellent condition and has a good 120x120 resolution. With this camera you can take pictures, save them and even make reports with the...
  27. D Skelton

    RCD help

    Anyone know which makes/brands, if any, have the test button wired between L1 - L2 instead of L1 - N? I'm looking for a four pole RCD to protect a TP circuit without a neutral and still have a functioning test button.
  28. T

    Megger MFT1710, RDCT320 & Kyoritsu Phase Rotation Tester

    Hi all, I'm currently selling off some of my test equipment as I am changing careers :clap:and will know longer require these testers. The MFT1710 was last calibrated by megger on the 9/3/12 and used once and new since then, The Megger RCDT320 calibration date states it was tested in 09! but...
  29. E

    Nice Pv Jobs

    We all love posting pictures of ugly jobs so i thought I would start apost for us installers to post some NICE pictures of installs on here. Here mine 15 x yingli panda 265w & sunny boy 3600TL !!!! keep em coming
  30. S

    Ceiling rose aka joint box + 1 extra choc block thingy!!! and more wild west!!

    found this in the ceiling whilst at a customers house the other day. and also spotted this on my travels lol
  31. G

    Finally had my PV installation carried out!

    After attending a C&G 2399 course last year with the idea of becoming a MCS registered company by using my house as our first installation we then decided against it when the government started to mess around with the FiT. I then put the idea of an install on my house to one side but after...
  32. N

    Went to quote an Inspection today......

    Got called to quote an Inspection this morning and thought you all would like to see some work care of a local sparks.... This is a yacht club. customer informed me that 'all work done by a sparks who did a cert last year for insurance comp but we can't get hold of him for this year can you do...
  33. R

    Will this work

    Hi everyone I make Biodiesel and have just finished a processor, I now need to sort out electrics, I am ok with general electrics but when it comes down to relays and Pids I am lost. Can someone look at this wiring diagram and tell me if this set up will work. Much appreciated.
  34. D

    Help wiring up 3 phase compressor.

    Hey i recently purchased this compressor for use up at my unit, ive got an unsed but live iscolator box i could. never wired any thing 3 phase befor here somes pics, is it as simple as you guys telling me which wire go were??? Any help appriciated
  35. RWJ

    Unfinished / not started jobs at home

    What jobs at home have you started and not finished or haven't yet started... Despite nagging!! I've got an unfinished half a ring main (not connected... before you ask). Alarm System, need bell boxes connected.... (The Dual Com IS CONNECTED and connected to the ARC) Outside socket not yet...
  36. E

    Makita 14.4 Li-ion BDF 343 bare drill driver

    I have just got a makita combi set (DK343) and I have no need for 2 drills so i'm selling one of them. it's brand new, never been used. heres the spec on it from Makita Makita Direct would be a useful addition if you already use 14.4 LXT gear as it's small, light and powerful. note this is...
  37. B

    For Sale MK CU. WYLEX RCBO's. MK D/S's. MK S/Ss

    hello all. cleared the garage out the other day and have these items up for sale as they are no longer needed. where i have put "x 6" or "x 10" it means im selling as a set of 6 or 10. too much hassle to split and send out single items. SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD MK Consumer Unit. 17th edition split...
  38. C

    New mug for work....

    My best mate got me this for Christmas, it's coming to site with me next week... :D
  39. D

    3 Phase Stuff..!

    going for a job interview tuesday and well i have got to do a trade test :rolleyes: stuff i should know but have not used it for a while!! as i never really needed it..! had a good heads up so far but 2x Niggly stuff which i not really had much to do with..! Star / Delta Motors...! am i...
  40. W

    Will this work?

    2 way and intermediate light circuit WAGO2.png picture by whazza22 - Photobucket
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