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Old 04-28-2018, 02:36 PM   #9981
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Yup. Seems like the guys like to sit around on lunch and complain about their wives/gfs. I’m like, so why are you with her? Or sounds like you have awful taste in women. I take every opportunity to brag on my wife.

Course, I’m a Christian, and I see her as a gift from God. Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing and obtaineth favor of the Lord. Good enough for me!


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Old 04-28-2018, 02:38 PM   #9982
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Found a can light in my neighbours basement yesterday.
Damn, I have seen that exact fixture design several times way south of you.
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Old 04-28-2018, 05:25 PM   #9983
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A few years ago I didn't get a hot tub job, perhaps they found someone cheaper?

But today had a service call there , bad GFCI breaker

Existing spa panel had ground bar (mounted directly to can) only, no neutral bar

Got confused and had to open skirt to see what went where

(HO said "done by reputable spa company, not some fly-by-night")
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Yes it does.


I always looked forward to going home to her and still do.
Aren't you guys newlyweds tho?
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Besides the birds nest of excess wire, uncovered box (x2), and interesting stapling approach they've also managed to put 270 degrees of bend into a corrugated vent pipe. I wonder they actually get any air flow out the other end.
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Good planning turns into good work. This is the definition of “neat and workmanlike.”

From all of the foreign writing though, it looks like it may have been done in China.
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Good planning turns into good work. This is the definition of “neat and workmanlike.”

From all of the foreign writing though, it looks like it may have been done in China.
This is how they wire all over Europe these days -- bury ENT in the channels cut in concrete walls and floors. Their receptacle and switch boxes are tiny, so the splicing happens in JB's that have to remain accessible, most of the time located under the suspended heatshrink ceiling.
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Aren't you guys newlyweds tho?
If you call 13 years newlyweds.
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These never get old...

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The old switcheroo.

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I saved that pic so I can show helpers what happens when they get red and black backwards
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I saved that pic so I can show helpers what happens when they get red and black backwards


Tell them this is what happens when you don’t ground off the ceiling fan box.


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These never get old...


Love how the people putting up videos like this are defending their stupidity by saying "nothing bad will happen if you follow the steps".
It is like saying that if you just pay attention you will never make a mistake.
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Now if the blades would light up that would be something.
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Besides the birds nest of excess wire, uncovered box (x2), and interesting stapling approach they've also managed to put 270 degrees of bend into a corrugated vent pipe. I wonder they actually get any air flow out the other end.
I'm only seeing about 130* of bend.
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Today’s service call. Wasn’t even for this just stumbled ok this gem.
In the cabinet under a cooktop. Wire feeds the cooktop and the even. Found it just like this. They have two little girls. One around 2 the other three in guessing without even a lock on this cabinet. I zipped tied it and gave them a price.


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Today’s service call. Wasn’t even for this just stumbled ok this gem.
In the cabinet under a cooktop. Wire feeds the cooktop and the even. Found it just like this. They have two little girls. One around 2 the other three in guessing without even a lock on this cabinet. I zipped tied it and gave them a price.
Hope you told them how bad sliding a metal pot in there could be?
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Hope you told them how bad sliding a metal pot in there could be?


Oh I told them that if this was my house the last thing I would be worried about is ceiling fan changes. That’s what the call was for but while I was there she asked me to look at her cooktop. Said only half the burners were working. Know right away the cooktop was bad but wanted to check voltage anyway being the house is old fuse box.


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Oh I told them that if this was my house the last thing I would be worried about is ceiling fan changes. That’s what the call was for but while I was there she asked me to look at her cooktop. Said only half the burners were working. Know right away the cooktop was bad but wanted to check voltage anyway being the house is old fuse box.
I used to have this whole "you have no idea how deadly this could be" speech.
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