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Right ... Just been nudged to set this up by Paul.M and sounds a good idea following recent threads I've done in the Arms..

Rules....No Offensive material... edit if required before posting as this is the public arena.
Anything to do with the trade or in and around it ...H&S pic's welcome.

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I've posted this a few times and this is at a mates house following a kitchen refirb several yrs ago. :eek:mg_smile:

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I turned up to change an outside light. This was the supply cable as I found it and the photograph to explain to customer why it needed to be a bigger job. Needless to say I took it out of service and ran a new cable.
When the place was rewired I think no one fancied tackling the slate roof to replace it.

Twin (without earth) and tinned copper conductors, so it's probably sat here in its buckle clips since the early 60's

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We are currently re-wiring a run down house, just your average 3 bed end terrace. Everything inside it electrically pointed to it being some sort of old commercial business, EM lights dotted about for one. but according to the new owner it wasn't, he said an old bloke lived there that was a bit mad, nothing shows up on Streeview either showing it anything but a house. I could have taken many more photos of things but this is the sort of stuff he got up to apparently.

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That one is my favourite, screwed to the underneath of a floorboard, fed in alarm cable so maybe some sort of booby trap.

Secuirty light switching

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Cables everywhere, these were for the CCTV

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Backdoor

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All that was left of the shed, it was full of electronic stuff apparently, would have loved to have a look around it but it was gone before we turned up.

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And lastly a bit of switch wiring

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Looks normal but it was years old and wired about 30 years ago or more, those cables are twin and earths, not 3 cores with the grey cut out. Where the hell did he get black and brown cable from?
 

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