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Been a sparks for over 25 years did my apprenticeship mainly in London area. worked on various large projects including the NatWest tower, nursing homes and Industrial and commercial units. Nowadays l spend most of my time "house bashing".
Hilmor pipe bender £250
Boss tower working height 8m £800
Van Vito high top 2010 reg long MOT £4000
I have put these on gumtree right now. As I am retiring next year. May still do little jobs but cutting out the bigger stuff. Happy to stop running all the time to keep up.
Think I might start...
been to a job to have a look at a garage ,where a customer told me is needs sorting ,had a look in the garage and the board hang of the wall.
the customer has just moved in ,and nice new consumer all rcbos for all circuits .now the C88p hang of the wall in the garage is feed from the ring...
--But I felt in agreement with the PM today, the way the Europeans have treated us has made me angry, fluck em, lets go out hard and fast and take our chances, and next time the Germans invade the french lets let the french fight their own battle.
Got asked by a customer to change a couple of pendants in his house to something he had bought from Next.
Nice enough metal twist design. Fragile glass globe shades and you get the shade retention ring tightener for those with chubby fingers.
Mounting bracket has holes that match the...
So I'm well on the way to completing the second practical assessment in the EAL L3 EI course. Me being me, and the tutor saying "We don't normally switch the neutral in the UK" I decided (with permission) to adapt the assessment and move the neutral conductor out to the DIN rail.
I've drawn out...
Food for thought
The Freddo theory
In 1999 minimum wage was £3.60/hour and a freddo was 5p
This means you could buy 72 freddos with an hours wage
Now minimum wage is £7.50/hour yet freddo's are 25p , meaning you can only buy 30 freddo's with an hours wage
For the continuum of freddo...
Just a thought really, there have been several posts, where Guys have been asking, what type of cable is this, that or the other.
Now is it just me or do members think we are coming to the end of an era whereby some of the younger Electricians/Domestic Installers, have not seen or heard of the...
After reading a post yesterday regarding a Timber House Install, got me wondering, someone mentioned, can't remember who it was, and asked has anyone ever wired a RFC in 4mm2 cable, now I have never gotten involved in all this fancy Timber all insulated structures, so I asked myself the...
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