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has any of you got a damaged set of the new style red,blue and green megger test leads I’m only after the crock clip ends as I’ve misplaced mine.
Anyone who’s got a set for sale let me know
Does anyone have any thoughts on the best way to terminate an SWA into the new style flush CUs such as Hager's, BG's etc.? I ask as all seem to either employ oval or square knockouts, which is great for the surface boards when using truncking etc. but no great if you are trying to comply with...
Hi new member here wishing some advise!
I've a 6 Way Consumer Unit with Wylex Type B (WYB Series, BS3871) Push In/Pop Out style MCB's, which is working with no known faults.
Utilising 2 x 5A MCB's re front & rear ceiling light circuits, and 2 x 30A MCB's re front & rear power socket...
This popped up on my suggested videos on youtube. This will be up your street @Pete999
had a watch and found it all a bit interesting. the way he joins stripped wires is certainly different compared to what we do over here! also would we ever use flexible conduit like they have done?
Apologies for newbie question- I'm only an occasional sparky and get stumped by these things from time to time- What's the best way to get hold of these old Wylex fuses? I presume they're not made any more like this? Hope this picture comes over OK....
I have to connect a new toilet (before anyone says it, for a client with more money than... sense/toilet roll?)
Before seeing it I presumed SFS on a RCD protected circuit, however it comes with a pre-fitted molded plug and integral 10ma rcd unit further up the factory fitted...
Hi everyone, there is an electrical cooker already in situ and still connected to this junction box. Have been told box is illegal. I have no idea why, box has been checked inside and is earthed. Can anyone tell me what the issue is please so that I know how to install the new cooker? Big thanks...
I have taken on a kitchen rewire, with a utility & bathroom addition too, In the loft there is an old style junction box for the lighting circuit, I've seen this method before in many old council houses, Its fed from a 10A mcb with 1.5mm t&e & it is a central point for lots of loop fed...
These black and white prints of the installaton of pylons in the 1920s and 1930s has been added to the science museam collection. Volume 1 | Science Museum Group Collection - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk/documents/aa110091902
I have a customer who has a large mirror in her dressing room which she would like the theatre style make up mirror show lights installing all the way round the mirror. I have suggested to install 2 separate fittings either side of the mirror. these are off the shelf and saves me the...
Just been watching a Wood Working Program on Discovery, I was shocked and didn't realise that time has passed by without me really noticing, things like Swing Braces and the appropriate bits, Tenon Saws, combination squares, mostly Chippies tools, but it got me thinking what about non insulated...
Customer has bought a shed load of decorative led lamps, thing is they're all E27, and they currently have standard roses with BC fittings.
Where can I get the E27 fittings, so I can discard the BC and replace with E27?
Had a quick google and can't see anywhere, bar China, that do them...
Just been to a rental property where the tenant reports bulbs blow every couple weeks throughout the flat. Have checked fittings and carried out necessary tests etc but cannot see anything obvious.
Appears to have been rewired within previous 5-6 years.
I've done a lot of work for a guy recently who also has a rental flat, which is controlled and maintained via a letting agent. Anyway to cut a long story short, he had a fault with a lighting circuit in the flat, where upon the letting agents electrician was called, the electrician...
Guys, I could do with some advice on this as it's not something I've come up against before.
I've just had a call from an American chap who's asking me to price to install a 230/120v shaver socket in his sitting room so that he can use it to plug in his laptop.
My only experience of installing...
Hello, as an electrician who frequently works in the United States as well as the UK, I was wondering why UK electricians don't adopt the US style conduit bender as shown below -
This style of bender comes in 3 sizes - 1/2 inch, 3/4...
Have to price for a CU swap and the customer wants it moving into the house from the garage. Its a run of around 7 meters from the meter to the new position and will be running it in SWA.
When doing similar jobs, which kind of fused isolator is most popular with others, or is it a case of buy...
I’m about to change an CU with rewireable fuses to one with RCBOs, the reasoning behind this is, only a small CU will fit the space and the property only has 4 circuits
5amp Upstairs Lights
5amp Downstairs Lights
If I use MCB all circuits are protected by an RCD...
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