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    Main cut out fuse rating verification

    They are 25mm tails. Which leads me to think it may indeed be 100a
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    Main cut out fuse rating verification

    My reasons for wanting to know are curiosity and also planning of future installations. Eg EV charger, shower, electric Vs gas hob
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    Main cut out fuse rating verification

    The main cut out fuse has a 100A label on it. Is there any way I can verify that is correct by myself? (i.e. without calling anyone out)
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    Huge gas pressure drop between meter and boiler. Help!

    :(:eek:welcome to the real world. No wonder people resort to DIY installs
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    Huge gas pressure drop between meter and boiler. Help!

    @davecon70 can you post pictures please? Of the boiler and any pipework My money's on the installer having screwed up in the first place. He probably didn't do a pipe size calculation and just hooked it up to the old supply without checking.
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    no it's not a 'replacement' per se, it's a brand new supply - with a separate exterior stop cock. So at the moment I have two supplies coming into the house with two separate exterior stop cocks; one that is metered one that is not. The old lead supply and the new MDPE supply. The new MDPE...
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    The garden tap is supplied through the old lead supply. The rest of the house is now supplied via the new MDPE. The garden tap always had a dedicated tee off the lead supply (i.e. tees off before the main stop cock in the house) So, even under the old lead supply, if I turned off the main stop...
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    OK the house has a bit of a strange situation. So the lead water supply seems to tee off under ground. so the main branch comes into the house, has a stop cock and is bonded. The other route goes straight to an extension and only feeds an outside tap. That has it's own stop cock and is not...
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    yes that is possible. TBH I'm not quite sure of the technicalities behind bonding, equi-potential and earthing + I don't know what the differences are + I'm not sure how it it makes things safer. All I know is that it's related to safety. @flameport - have you got a video where you explain all this?
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    No, unfortunately the gas pipe is not close. Although, that may change because we are thinking of installing a gas hob in the kitchen. The lead pipe protrudes about 10 cm and there is some copper attached to it. So I could just reposition the bonding back on to the old pipe
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    Bonding on pipe that's been cut

    There's a bonding clip on a copper pipe that was connected to a lead supply. The lead supply pipe is now redundant and the water is supplied by a new MDPE pipe. However the lead pipe is still in place so the copper pipe was cut just before it joined the lead and a stop end was attached Now...
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    Outdoor security light upgrade - grey pvc cables *VIDEO*

    wondering if I still need a conduit under this new plan? can that black cable be left exposed? (obviously clipped - but exposed)
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    Outdoor security light upgrade - grey pvc cables *VIDEO*

    Thanks @bhm1712. I've had an afterthought. I think those grey cables go through the wall and underneath the floorboards. Coincidentally the floorboards in that room are lifted. I'm not there right now to check. But if I'm right.. I can pull the grey cables inside and then feed the black cable...
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    Outdoor security light upgrade - grey pvc cables *VIDEO*

    There are grey cables running on the outside wall (for about 1m) to the existing security light. This cable is attached to the lighting circuit in the house.I'm replacing the security light with a new led one. The new light comes with a black cable preinstalled I'm assuming the black signifies...
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    You are 100% correct. I've just been and confirmed it - so the FCU is for the light. Also the fuse in the FCU is 5A (as you suspected) Really impressed with the level of knowledge and expertise on here. Thanks!
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    Nope, that was perfectly concise and very well articulated, thank you. Not to mention you've covered everything the Fused connection unit is correct and should include a 3A or 5A fuse - Thanks again. Will check this
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    I'm thinking the intention of the FCU is to act as a isolator for the garage by the looks of it. So it branches off to the light and the double socket. You switch the FCU off and everything in the garage switches off EDIT - actually not sure the FCU controls the socket. I haven't checked...
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    So why do you reckon someone dropped that inside the gas meter box? I assume it's from the meter company? @flameport - pardon my french.. but you know your sh*t. What is your reading of this. Not that I'm judging your competence @EFLImpudence EDIT - @flameport replied and confirmed...
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    The SIEMENS diagram also says that position 1 is perfectly acceptable. Just not Preferred. The problem with my setup is that it is not Position 1. Position 1 is where the bonding is inside the meter box. My set up is that the gas pipe travels externally outside the meter box - then enters the...
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    outside wiring to garage *VIDEO*

    yes and no.. at the moment it's an old wylex fuseboard see thread Soon it will be a Hager VML 114 with RCBO's - I'm just planning for it
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