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  1. C

    Hello, thank you for adding me

    No doubt you've heard this before but... "I'm 40 years old and want to change career" I'm a chef. I work long hours in a hot and stressful environment with the constant pressure of maintaining the highest professional and personal standards. As much as I love what I do, I need a proper job...
  2. G

    Hi and thank you

    Hi I'm Gary from Poole in Dorset yes the same Poole where Mr Rednapp lives but not quite on his doorstep I'm 2 miles away and £15 million short of being able to do that. Thank you for accepting me into your group I'm here to be able to pass on advice if required about solar pv, solar thermal...
  3. IKETBeD

    Greetings from Michigan (not Detroit), thank you all for the help you generously give.

    Big Lou advised that I introduce myself here. I'm a big fan of Premier League. I marvel at the courage of your NHS workers! Let's all pray for a swift recovery from the China Virus plague.
  4. D

    Fuse blows randomly

    Hello, thank you. I am DYI. Our daughter has home built in the 60s with fused service panel. One fuse has started blowing ; when a new fuse is put in, it will not blow right away, it can go for hours sometimes without blowing. It is a 20- amp fuse/circuit. On the circuit is a microwave and...
  5. L

    Thank you

    Firstly, a huge thank you for accepting me into the forum, much appreciated. I’m currently studying L2 C&G electrical installations 2365 and am nearing the end of the 16 month course, I will definitely also do level 3. I’m not working full time as an electician but do work with a fully qualified...
  6. L


    I would just like to say a big thank you to trypod Kevin, after I put a wanted advert on the forum for some genuine megger crocs for my leads Kevin answered my advert and sent me a set of crocs which are brand new free of charge and sent them first class signed for post. Thank you once...
  7. S

    EICR Test and tips thank

    First periodic test since doing my 18th edition top up months ago and I don’t have it t hand. So until I get home to have a nose and realise this question is ridiculous I need reminding. 3 circuits (lights x 2 and boiler ) are not on an RCD. The installation is over 10 years old as the last...
  8. Daryl Crooks

    Thank you EF for letting me join

    Hello all thank you for letting me join the forum. Hopefully we will be able to assist with issue you have, Maybe you can help me now and then with issues i have.
  9. M

    Thank you for the add

    Dan, Thank you for the add to your site. I look forward to posting and reading other members posts and exchanging advice and help on a regular basis. All the best, Mike
  10. marconi


    Lucien Nunes mentioned and gave credit to one of his mentors which reminded me of three fellows who I have much to thank. My next door neighbour taught electrical engineering, apprentice electricians and the electrical aspects of refrigeration systems. He did his apprenticeship at...
  11. pirate

    Random stuff, just for sharing, thank you!

    To kick this off, I really need to know what this is for...I don't think I need it, it is probably for a non-DeWalt tool... It came sandwiched in the cardboard with a new blade.
  12. Cadgey123

    Would like to thank you all for being a superb bunch

    So I joined this forum around year ago to have a nosey at what goes on in the electrical world in the UK and seek some advice. I had moved back to the London and started working in the Domestic sector. I had my Approved contractors assessment yesterday and I passed which is a huge relief. I...
  13. pirate

    Goodnight all, and thank you for your posts!

    Off to bed now, so just closing with a nod to those who like their vino tinto...tesco are selling a nice ribera duoro at about a fiver, and it's pretty good! The continuing offer of 43% Tanqueray gin at £21/litre is good too. In other news, I have joined a Men's Shed charity group and we have a...
  14. O

    Thank god the UK has the Met Office and the media ...............

    Yes, the warned us all days ago ................. So we stocked up with provisions ................ And cut plenty of wood in case of power cuts ................. So its been snowing ALL DAY ...................... Do you think its safe to go out?
  15. JK-Electrical

    Thank You Mr. Wetpants, You Inconsiderate Imbecile

    I've seen some really bad plumbing installations over the years, but this one really takes the biscuit. I went to do an EICR yesterday afternoon, but had to abandon the job as I was unable to gain access to the main switch, or even remove the cover from the board. Completely unacceptable...
  16. gnuuser

    just a thank you to all of you

    I really enjoy being on this forum. to gain insight and give a little as well you guys and gals really make my day! this old (retired wire monkey) enjoys the interaction immensely. sure i take a bit of ribbing, but who doesn't? so this is just a note to say thank you cheers
  17. K

    New member: Introduction

    Hi All, I am an Electrical & Electronics Engineer worked in the Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunication & IT industry for last 35 years. Now I am preparing to move into design, Implement and test domestic electrical installations specifically want to specialise in home automation/smart home...
  18. DanielM


    I'm dan, being a little bit shy i've decided after some time to show myself. I have some years of electrical background overseas but wanting to do the things right I am learning everything from scratch, at the moment pulling cables and striping wires. :) Hope to learn and share with you more...
  19. A

    Electrician Kitchen, first fix, under wall units! Liverpool 8

    Hello Kitchen Electricals On the off chance someone is available at relatively short notice, there is a kitchen job to work on. The house and the job is modest and is all about getting ahead of the kitchen fitters as it has dawned on the householder that electrics are not included in the...
  20. F

    Happy new year! German industrial electronic technican (installer,maintainance,testing, up to 50kV)

    Hi all, I wish you all a great new year! For me it is a new start. It is my first time in UK. I am looking for a permanent Position anywhere. I have over 15 years experience in automotive, retail and rail industry. Be experienced in maintenance of low and high voltage processes, have the...
  21. S

    Martindale FD600 Fuse Finder Kit

    The transmitter in the Professional Fuse Finder Kit (FD600) has an IEC socket with a standard UK 3 pin mains adaptor (EX332), which extends the use to include both 13A sockets, and with the TL83 lead, to light fittings or other points in a circuit where there is no power socket. Allows you to...
  22. NEIL8960

    Fluke 1664fc

    Hi all, I believe there is a man/site sponsor on here with a website iswww? I am looking to purchase a MFT and was wondering what deals he had. If someone has comms with him, please could you ask him to pm me. Thank you.
  23. S

    Hello everybody

    Hello im Stephen,I am keen to find work as an electricians mate.I have over 6 years past experience and im wanting to get back doing electrical work which i love.I have a valid CSCS card and im CIS registered.I have my own fitting out tools and im looking to relocate to anywhere in the Uk to work.
  24. I

    Electric digital radiator doesn't heat up

    Hi, I bought new radiator form Bestelectricradiators - Slimline Digital 1250. I installed it on the wall, plug in the socket, set up the time and date, also I choose the temperature to be 21 degree on the manual mode, but it doesn't heat up. Am I doing something wrong or this radiator is...
  25. Irina Nistor


    Hi, guys Ive just enrolled for a EAL awarded Testing and inspecting (C&G2394/5 equivalent) course next week 7-11 nov, but I wished to study the EXAM SUCCESS book this weekend Anyone that lives not more than 30 miles from Borehamwood (WD61TF) can loan it or sell it to me and Ill coma and pick it...
  26. R

    Electricians Mate Electricians mate in Wembley Park area looking for experience

    Hello! Electrician's mate with 6 months experience looking for an experienced electrician to work for and to get the right experience from! I live in Wembley Park! Thank you!
  27. P

    Mains to USB

    Hi guys, i was was wondering if anyone knew of a converter from mains to USB. Kinda like the functionality of an iPhone plug but something in-line that wouldn't need a socket? Cheers, Andy
  28. L

    City and Guild 2365 Smart Screen.

    I have been looking for C&G 2365 level 2 past papers online, and I found them on smart screen, but I have first to register as learner which cost £350 0r £800 it depends on which route I'm taking. I found the price is quite high for past paper exams, or Am I doing something wrong on the...
  29. A

    Hello from a new trainee

    Hello everyone! I have finally registered to the forums but I've been following your discussions for some time now. :) Thank you for filling this place with tons of useful information and advice, you've made my life a lot easier. Now just a few words about myself. I'm an Italian/Japanese man...
  30. E

    installing a sub board

    I have to provide power for 10 appliances.Each appliance will be provided with own mcb. The distribution board is 50 meter far away. So I will install a sub board in the room where the appliances will go.the sub board will be fed from the distribution board.If I install the subboard with a...
  31. C

    Female coming into the trade.. What to expect!

    Hi everyone, I've just started my college course (2365) and looking for some pointers
  32. T

    adding circuits/legal limits

    Hi, I recently began adding a circuit to a CCU for a friend, in his takeaway restaurant . Another electrician butted in and said that I must test the entire board first? And because I'm not part P registered that I must notify the local authority. I'm fully Qualified to the 17th ed, I was...
  33. A

    I would need help for wiring a push dimmer

    Hello! I just bought a 1 gang 2 way 400W push dimmer. I thought that would be dead simple to wire but it is not working. I really don't understand how I could get it wrong! I uploaded a photo of the instructions and a photo of what I've done. What did I miss? I checked that the bulb was...
  34. G

    Good GU10 LED Bulbs??

    Hi everyone, what gu10 bulb would you recommend to replace a 50w halogen bulb?? I've been nagged into buying one and was not sure about this one. Not too fussed about the price, as long as it doesn't blow up!! Cheers all.
  35. E

    Finished AM2

    Hi anyone who has any information about after passing Am2 exam cause i am not clear yet? Will i be able to sing domestic,commercial and industrial job please thanks
  36. S

    testing what a nightmear

    hi im just wondering if any one can give me some advice please, I have recently become self-employed electrician, I am just wondering about testing my work. I havnt completed my 2391 yet but hoping to in the future, I have heard about these nicec green test sheets that can be used I was...
  37. G

    remove account

    how do i remove my account. joined via facebook. have removed the app from facebook. but can still log in here. Seems rather silly there seems to be no remove account option that i can see.
  38. B

    pulling main fuse

    I ain't seen one of these posts for a week or so I'm sure you will be missing it.. Pulling main fuse.. It's ok to pull if the following conditions are met right?? 1) its a Tuesday 2) its 9:32 3) your customer is called Doris 4) you have pink underware on 5) the attached seals do tricks
  39. K

    Please help me. i want to charge two batteries 12v7a+12v7a=12v14a parallel

    Please help me. i want to charge two batteries 12v7a+12v7a=12v14a parallel with PC power supply as i show you in picture on of my friend doing same like this...! but, i don't know how to do it this job. Please i require your help. Thank You so much all of you who help me. Please
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