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#109018 - 11/19/03 03:41 PM No Money for Electrical
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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
That's what they said.
This office building is being resided, stuccoed, new windows, lots of nice stonework and a new waterfall.
I think they should have put in a few dollars for electrical repairs, don't you?



The light was run from here:



This fan was actually taken down intentionally:



Only to reveal more of the same kind of stuff this place is full of:



...S

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#109019 - 11/20/03 06:08 AM Re: No Money for Electrical
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Registered: 08/07/02
Posts: 1084
Loc: Milwaukee, WI
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resided, stuccoed, new windows, lots of nice stonework and a new waterfall


Nobody will see the wiring. It's always worked OK before.

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#109020 - 11/26/03 08:47 PM Re: No Money for Electrical
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Registered: 07/28/03
Posts: 145
Loc: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Nice NM cable in that commercial building.
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#109021 - 11/28/03 04:25 AM Re: No Money for Electrical
electure Offline

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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
SM Flash,
Unfortunately, although there's quite a bit of NM that's been used to "remodel" (wreck) this building, the last picture is a 16-3 extension cord that's had its ends cut off.
The fan was held up only by the drywall screws into the 1/2" plywood...S

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#109022 - 11/28/03 01:35 PM Re: No Money for Electrical
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Registered: 11/29/02
Posts: 771
Loc: Oradell NJ USA
The guy that did my brother's condo must have done this building. No boxes for light fixtures, no cable clamps, hot white wires (not the switch traveler), switched neutrals, etc...

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