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Picture this. A guy wires up a brand new job and then after everything's painted and finished he goes around with a switch with two wires attached to it...and trips breakers on purpose so he can label the panel. NEW job, nothing old, commercial.
 

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He tested the breakers and marked the panel in one move.

Genius.

I mean, how do you know that the breakers will work unless you test them?

In the olden days, I've tripped may breakers on purpose in remodel situations but lately, it kind of gives me the creeps.
 

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Picture this. A guy wires up a brand new job and then after everything's painted and finished he goes around with a switch with two wires attached to it...and trips breakers on purpose so he can label the panel. NEW job, nothing old, commercial.
Is that guy even an electrician? :001_huh:
 

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I'd send him a bill for all new breakers
WHY ?

Are you saying the first time a new breaker gets tripped it has to be replaced ???

Thats just non-sense !

If a commercial instal carn't handle a occassional overload,
Then it's quality is borderline at best.

I wouldnt do it reapedly, but once is ok.
 

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WHY ?

Are you saying the first time a new breaker gets tripped it has to be replaced ???

Thats just non-sense !

If a commercial instal carn't handle a occassional overload,
Then it's quality is borderline at best.

I wouldnt do it reapedly, but once is ok.

It's not an overload it's a short and the guy is a moron.
 
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WHY ?

Are you saying the first time a new breaker gets tripped it has to be replaced ???

Thats just non-sense !

If a commercial instal carn't handle a occassional overload,
Then it's quality is borderline at best.

I wouldnt do it reapedly, but once is ok.
Big difference between an overload and shorting thousands of amps through a breaker
 

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Smack the guy in the head with a piece of 2" rigid, and I mean HARD.
When he gets comes back from the hospital, tell him you were just making sure he didn't have brain cancer.
Then call him an idiot, several times.
 

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Smack the guy in the head with a piece of 2" rigid, and I mean HARD.
When he gets comes back from the hospital, tell him you were just making sure he didn't have brain cancer.
Then call him an idiot, several times.
I was gonna say drop a safe on his head to test his hard hat.
 

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All those breakers need to be replaced if he was using a bolted fault to trip them. People's stupidity never stops amazing me. Do what I do, trip one at a time and go around with a tester and see whats off.
 
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