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  1. Pete999

    "shock and Awe" the story of electricity

    Worth watching on Catch up TV if you have it BBC4 HD Wed Very enlightening sorry for the Pun, I recommend it, brilliant for young and Old Electricians.
  2. Electron

    Phantom EICR story...

    NICEIC don't cover me for EICRs as I am just a Domestic Electrician, not a Qualified Supervisor. So, I don't do many. However, a customer, who owns a HMO, needed one doing in a hurry for his Council Licence. Before I visited the property, I collected the last two EICRs and was surprised to see...
  3. JK-Electrical

    A Rather Obvious Forged EICR

    I know for a fact that the attached EICR is a forgery. I suspected as much even before I had been given a copy of the report. My suspicions were confirmed the moment I noticed that the tester had entered 25 years as the estimated age of the installation. The installation is in fact, brand-new...
  4. telectrix

    The Story of Creation ( according to the Electrician's Bible)

    In Seven days, God created the Universe and the Earth. Tired from His exertions, He then handed it over to Satan, who then created Niceic.
  5. Pete999

    Funny story regarding the vagaries of Russian Policing.

    I had been ti Helsinki on a supply run, and my Boss and hi wife had flown up to pick up their new Volvo Estate, right hand drive for him to export back to the UK when he had finished his Tour of Duty, we were scheduled to drive it back th the British embassy, taking it in turn to drive, as it...
  6. sham

    True story about building manager and Building control agent.

    When I worked for my previous electrical company back in 2015 in which they were not certified to any scheme and they didn’t have any real college qualifications as in 16th or 17th edition, they did not have any electrical qualifications at all. However, they were the most recommended...
  7. Wilko

    The Washer Repairman Story ...

    Evening All - got a call from Customer who had trouble with her washing machine which resulted in a damaged outlet for me to replace. Story begins with an odour in the utility room, which she rightly detected was coming from the washing machine (a late model German device). As she pays for...
  8. telectrix

    i'll start a new topic.a story... i post 1st, then everyone chip in to continue....

    A funny thing happened on the way to the forum today.......
  9. pirate

    A story in four words at a time...

    OK, it's been done before, but hey...why not? I will start it off, in traditional fashion. all you need to do is add your 4 words, from time to time...
  10. charlie76

    Common story can someone sign off my extension for me

    I have just been messaged on facebook by someone who has had an extension and for one reason or another the spark (probably the builder) has gone AWOL and they cant get the EIC or part p notification. I am advising them that the best they would get now is an EICR unless they can get the original...
  11. leep82

    Pricing a two story extension

    Bear with me on this guys as its a long one and i know these threads have been done to death but im interested in any views any of you may have. I have been asked to price electrical work for a two story extension consisting of kitchen/diner downstairs and two bedrooms upstairs. Although the...
  12. B

    Worlds oldest working electrician ?

    I had a caravan on the Beachcomber site at Cleethorpes for 20 years. The local contract electrician was called Rowley. He was a quiet old man who Just got on with the job and did it. I often wondered if he had a bad back as he always came out of a caravan backwards, if the steps were at the...
  13. S

    Odd circuit...

    Went to have a brief look at a job on Saturday. Gentlemen had a new consumer unit fitted about 5 years ago. The installer that did this found a fault on a circuit consisting of 2 sockets. I've checked this and there is a fault between Line and earth somewhere. Not a bad job to do as the CU is...
  14. Rockingit

    WANTED IN BRIGHTON - NOW (20:15 24/03) - 32a Extension cable

    Story short, if any of you SE chaps based around the Brighton area can supply a 40-50m 32a extension cable (so a 4-6mm flex with a 32a blue commando on each end) - NOW, TONIGHT - I know someone who'll gladly part with money for it in a catering emergency!! PM me asap.
  15. F

    Win a Megger MIT420

    Hi Guys - as the thread title suggests: Email Megger a photo of you using a Megger instument and a story. They will award one prize for the oldest product and one prize for the story the Megger UK sales manager feels is most interesting, received by the end of November 2013. Some of you may be...
  16. N

    Fast work

    After commenting on how long a job takes to do reminded me of a story i read on the web, I thought a week to do a rewire was good but not as quick as these guys. ***30-story building built in 15 days*** Construction time lapse *View Fullscreen* - YouTube
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