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Can anyone tell me what this bit circled in red is called? Gas Meter leak

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Mathers1973, 23 Sep 2018.

  1. Dan Robinson

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    Indeed, only you can decide OP. (post overlap with Danfre)

    I don't mind a pizz take. Being beaten to a pulp by the crew because their kit went walkies is another matter. Plus this firm is a massive chunk of my annual turnover :sick:
     
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  3. Nige F

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    I did that once but the job was 10 miles away from home so I set off to lock up - got halfway there (in the company van ) Tyre blew out. Spare was OK, jacked the van up, got 3 wheel nuts off, the fourth rounded off:eek:. Stillsons wouldn't shift it - so I ended up cutting it off with a sharp cold chisel and club hammer. What's the chances of a plumber having a sharp cold chisel ?;)
     
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  4. Dan Robinson

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    Because he should have called out several tests as part of the boiler install that necessitated the test point being used.
     
  5. danfre

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    Dan I am well aware of what needs to be checked at the meter on a install. My point was that the meter is external and could have been tampered with.
     
  6. Razor900

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    On the plus side he did actually do either a TT or gas rating.......

    I'd take the discount and ask Gas Safe for the inspection as advised above. Then chill and enjoy your new boiler (y)
     
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    Won't the forum software let you say nipple?? :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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  8. Dan Robinson

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    Who by? The malignant Test Point Fairies?
     
  9. danfre

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    Dan. Don't be a p you might need a sock off Jeff. In the cc
     
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    When was the last time you had a malicious tampering of a gas meter test point?
     
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  12. lemon_1

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    OMG that is soooo dangerous. Lucky escape for you.

    To be honest with you it was after having countless such incompetent work done by 'professionals' that I resorted to DIY. Oh the stories I could tell you!

    Now I DIY everything (including gas). btw DIY gas work is legal but you're not allowed to give gas advice on this forum.
     
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    Some one is trying to be a gas engineer by the sound of things ,,,, we know it’s hard stacking shelves and at the same time being a keyboard warrior , but you can only do one or the other, honestly not everything you read on google is fact
     
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    I'd just like to thank the mods for their sterling work on this forum and for removing that abuse. people are quick to criticise but they rarely thank the mods for the excellent work they do.

    It's a tough mob in here and policing it isn't easy.. Here's a thumbs up for the mods (y). Thanks for keeping this forum great.
     
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    Give your self a pat on the back then mod ,,, sorry I mean , mate
     
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    Its not like it would make your house insurance invalid.
     
  17. lemon_1

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    I think you've got the wrong end of the stick. This was caused by a professional.

    OP is very lucky to be alive quite frankly.
     
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