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#110176 - 02/25/06 07:17 AM Handyman Firestarter
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The local large remodeling company has their carpenter/handyman do the electrical and plumbing work rather than subcontracting to a licensed professional. I removed this wiring immediately after shooting the pictures. I've heard around town that his plumbing work is the same quality.

He thinks he's a qualified electrician. What do you think?

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#110177 - 02/25/06 07:37 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
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#110178 - 02/25/06 08:30 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
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Registered: 04/30/04
Posts: 349
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
This guy's a legend!
There are 10 types of people. Those who know binary, and those who don't.
#110179 - 02/25/06 08:40 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
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Registered: 05/16/01
Posts: 717
Loc: Lorton, Va USA
Obviously, you guys don't appreciate the concept of "Free Air" Heck, we could put 50 amps on that outlet just cause we didn't encumber it with that heat capturing box.

Seriously though, if someone can't stop him by stealing his tools, he should have his fingers legally removed.
#110180 - 02/25/06 08:58 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
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Registered: 08/29/04
Posts: 42
Loc: So. Cal
I don't think ANYTHING will ever stop this guy.
#110181 - 02/25/06 09:05 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
Rewired Offline
Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 558
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
" He thinks he is a qualified electrician??"
Your pulling our chain right????

In this guy's world I guess the drains run uphill too!!
#110182 - 02/25/06 09:20 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
Lostazhell Offline
Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 1428
Loc: Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
But, but....... He has the ground facing the right way!

(running for cover!)
#110183 - 02/25/06 09:38 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
Dave T Offline
Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 155
Loc: Waukesha, WI, USA
The way that I look at it is that he will have the opportunity to start all over again if he leaves that light on long enough.
#110184 - 02/25/06 10:55 AM Re: Handyman Firestarter
Celtic Offline
Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 361
Loc: NJ

He thinks he's a qualified electrician. What do you think?

I think he a qualified electrician - as measured in a 3rd world country.
~~ CELTIC ~~
...-= NJ =-...
#110185 - 02/25/06 09:11 PM Re: Handyman Firestarter
HCE727 Offline
Registered: 11/11/05
Posts: 186
Loc: Delaware County, PA, USA
It's not necessary to call an electrician, black to black, white to white, what's so had about that? Or to quote a GC from South Philly " Why I needa' lectrica',to mucha' money, I do a myselfa'.
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