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Plug to Socket Extension with no Earth!

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by eveares, 6 Jul 2016.

  1. eveares

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    Just seen a video from a fairly big UK based YouTuber, who went to Home Base to get a some bits to make up an extension lead socket. Shame he picked the 2 core 0.75mm² flex.

    Not sure if he know's he has not earthed it or not or the safety implications of what he has done?

    Video Below, see 2:03-2:12 and 3:00-3:40 sections of the video for his electrical work.



    Regards: Elliott
     
  2. Iggifer

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    What do you expect? He's a tool
     
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  3. eveares

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    An Earthed Socket!

    Even sent him an in depth email about it.
     
  4. Iggifer

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    Probably for the best he didn't have an earth, jabbing into the carpet gripstrip with a screwdriver. Clever boy

    Darwinism at work.
     
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    :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL: " console table "……closet

    DS
     
  6. eveares

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    Laugh all you want, but below is what I sent him; If only to help him.

     
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    How "in depth" does

    "WTF do you think that plugs and sockets have earth pins and contacts you spunktrumpet?"

    need to be?
     
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    :LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL::LOL:

    DS
     
  9. eveares

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    Well at least he did not wire the Line conductor to the earth contact on the socket as well. (y) He even advertises hardware consultation on his website....:D:LOL:
     
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    I don't think that's anything to do with electrics...

    ...nor do I expect he gets any takers.
     
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    Some of the comments on Youtube are funny....


    Gaz :)
     
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    What a splendid wakeup call it would be for him, and all the other *******, and how so much in the public interest, for him to be prosecuted for contravening the Building Regulations.
     
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    Perhaps the YouTube numpty has got his electrical advice from: :LOL::giggle:

    Clairvoyant.jpg
     
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    The person has made an update:
    Starts by flying a drone over power lines (about 2 minutes in). Then the update on their extension lead. It's far worse than the original effort.
    Unclear if they are just doing this deliberately for attention.
     
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    Well, as I said in post 4, hopefully darwinism will take over now
     
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