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  1. C

    Those lovely fitting from local DIY store

    You know the ones,bolts attached to the back,fit the front,then fiddle with the dome nuts. Bottom entry,you don’t have achance &1.5 mm cables,I nearly smashed it to bits.
  2. Z

    Questions about "price per point" for domestic

    I've been working for a firm for a number of years now with jobs on the side, recently gone full time solo. Everything I've done up until now has been either day rate, or price work. I'm based in Surrey / Middlesex by the way, most of my work is in the areas surrounding Heathrow airport and...
  3. G

    Those bloody foxes chew my plug

    Hi all, just wondering if anyone can tell me where I can get a replacement plug as shown in the pic as the foxes have chewed through it. It goes to an AC adapter for chriChris lights . Many thanks, Martin
  4. Zdb

    Question for those who have done 2396

    Silly question but, when designing your final circuits did you have to calculate the voltage drop in the main supply cables from the service head to the main distribution board? I know it will be bugger all but just wondering if your tutor asked this of you? I was only going to do from the...
  5. happyhippydad

    Do you have Personal accident cover? Just for those self employed.

    Afternoon all... Just reading through Professional Electrician and got to the article about the self employed chap with the broken wrist. This poll is just for those self employed as if you're employed you can probably get sick pay. I'm considering getting this insurance and wondered how many...
  6. E

    to those of you who number 2 in portaloo

    STOP IT.
  7. Pete999

    Tool Tarts everwhere, and those who are OCD about tools

    I want a set, don't need it but I want a set.
  8. Gavin John Hyde

    Should EICR's be restricted to those qualified

    Just read a post about a poor EICR and given the amount of reckless plastic sparks out there running around doing poor EICR's and ultimately putting people at risk I do think its time they are restricted. The cowboys do not have a clue what they are doing or inspecting and only want the quick...
  9. R

    Newbie would like to know more about electrics starting with why is my dimmer connected up wrong?

    Hi forum, I do have a genuine interest with electronics and have successfully installed a dimmer and replaced a light fitting or 2 oh and changed multiple light bulbs! My latest project is a big one a dimmer switch and light fitting! the existing light and dimmer has been up for 10 years with...
  10. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Surely not

  11. H

    Intercom wiring help

    Got an intercom to sort, the pictures speak for themselves I think. What happened was a dog chewed through the cables and some Jack the lad tried to fix it. The ones with orange conductors haven't been touched. The one with a yellow conductor to the terminal has been touched - that is how it is...
  12. Vortigern

    Anyone play WOW on here?

    Hi just wondered does anyone play wow on this forum as a matter of interest. I just leveled one of my Characters to 110 over the holiday it was great. Playing Legion the latest patch. Had a great time!
  13. U

    Scariest Games on xbox 1 Recomendations

    Just a quick post to see if any members like playing these scare crap out of you games I do personally lights out job headphones on. Im really old school though and some of the best for me were Aliens and the Dead space games lol some really jump out of skin gameplay in those. But can anyone...
  14. Pete999

    Pete's Videos Nice, easy aint it? not

  15. Andy78

    Old MK Sentry

    Not having much experience or knowledge of working with MK gear I thought I would ask a question of those more au fait with MK. Have a job coming up where RCD protection is required for alterations over three circuits. The existing MCBs are MK LN59 BS3871 type 2. Does anyone know if a modern MK...
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