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Some Pictures from Todays Work

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by The_Scotty, 21 Apr 2008.

  1. The_Scotty

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    Here a couple of pics I took of things I discovered today at work (I know how much you all love pics).

    Now I am no Electrician, far from it, but its clear to me the serious, and dangerous, faults with this. The back box pictured was buried in 3/4" of plaster with no trace that it existed until we stripped the plaster off the wall.
    Furthermore the wall (and plaster) were soaking from a problem with the external wall above. The plug was used for a fan for a heater and a dishwater, the screw for the neutral wires inside had been overtightened and had snapped.

    Have you seen worse than this?



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    There's always worse :rolleyes:
     
  4. RF Lighting

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    (Not one of mine, but worth posting every now and again) :LOL:
     
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    Imagine popping down to the basement only to be faced with that lot :eek:
     
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    Better still, imagine turning up for your 2391 practical and being told "here is your test board"....
     
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    OMG is that for real?
     
  8. plugwash

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    TBH that doesn't look to bad to me, poorly labeled and a bit messy because of loads of alterations but I don't see any glaringly bad stuff.
     
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    First up, safe isolation :D
     
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    Stop taking the pi55 out of one of my mains installation jobs will you!!! :eek: :confused:



    Mmm..... smart bit of work that! :evil:
     
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    Rob, The guy who took that piccy tutored me on my 17th update course!!
     
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    Come on chaps it is glaringly obvious whats wrong with this, it has a fused neutral!!! :LOL:
     
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    Oh, yes, I should have spotted that......
     
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