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Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by dingodeano, 19 Jan 2013.

  1. dingodeano

    dingodeano

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    I thought i would give proteus a go.

    wish i hadn't.

    Can you spot the errors?
     
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    Wrong colour tails used for the incoming tails.

    Or maybe correct colours but in the wrong terminals.
     
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    yes in wrong terminal. but look at how the isolator is labled.
     
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    The numbering for the neutrals and earths is all in the wrong place.
     
  6. dingodeano

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    Yes the identification of conductors on the manuf board is all over the place.
     
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    That's because the label was been put on or replaced upside down!
    As it looks like a sticky?
    Also no retractable blade in the stanley ;)
     
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    Quite apart from the interesting matter (labelling) being discussed, isn't the amount of space (or lack of it) below the MCBs a bit ridiculous?

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    yes i had to pull the tails out and swap them round. P.I.T.A. when you have took time to get them in the *right place to begin with.
    I never use a retractable blade stanley they are dangerous in my opinion.
    The reason i thought i would try the proteus was the amount of wiring room i thought there was ABOVE the breakers.
    :oops: :oops: :oops: :D :cool:
    (the smileys are from my 4yr old son hes intrigued)
     
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    Elaborate please.
     
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    they can retract when using them resulting in your hand slipping

    the blade can rotate and come through the case resulting in a deep cut on your first finger

    fixed blade ones are much safer
     
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    Never once had either of those problems.
     
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    I have to say that I agree with all that, and more. I've had some potentially nasty incidents and near-incidents with retractable ones in my time. They may be safer when not in use, but when one starts using them, a fixed blade is, IMO, much safer.

    Kind Regards, John
     
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    bought an irwin for 8 quid. the blade constantly was left behind in work plaster or whatever. got to the point i lost confidence inputting pressure on it.
    spoke to many plasterers who advised fixed blade knife. Bought one never looked back.
     
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    That's what you get for buying a knockoff! ;)
     
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