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#114699 - 06/10/03 10:40 AM "My friend, the plumber"
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Registered: 10/07/00
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Loc: NY, USA
My friend, the plumber bought a house. One of the big selling points was the "all copper" plumbing. He wasn't that impressed.

This was his laundry circuit.

(This also, was approved by another home inspector)...S

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#114700 - 06/10/03 11:20 AM Re: "My friend, the plumber"
SvenNYC Offline

Registered: 08/19/02
Posts: 1685
Loc: New York City
I see how the tab that is supposed to prevent you from inserting a three-pin grounded plug into that female connector was sliced right off...

Why does the jacket on the right-most cable look like it's overheated and burnt?

#114701 - 06/10/03 02:38 PM Re: "My friend, the plumber"
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
But why go to the store and buy a proper receptacle, box, and cover plate when you have this old extension cord handy that you can utilize?!

Is there even a wirenut holding the ground wires together? It looks as though they're just twisted around each other. (Not that it would have much effect on the washer anyway ).

#114702 - 06/10/03 04:27 PM Re: "My friend, the plumber"
swillman Offline
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Registered: 01/23/03
Posts: 2
the home inspector that passed this house obviously was slipped some $$$$$$$$$

#114703 - 06/11/03 07:18 AM Re: "My friend, the plumber"
CaOperator Offline

Registered: 04/17/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Los Angeles, CA, USA
It's really cute how the tap on the water line is pointing directly at the burnt spot on the cable
'They can't see it, we can just put this anywhere!'

#114704 - 06/12/03 06:01 AM Re: "My friend, the plumber"
mamills Offline

Registered: 11/30/01
Posts: 739
Loc: Wharton, Texas, USA
I wonder which came first...the extension cord tap or the third piece of romex (anyone wanna guess which one is the "odd man out"?) Too bad a box, a receptacle, and a licensed sparky wasn't a part of this setup.

Now for a little fuzzy case of fire, the little plastic tubing will melt and extinguish the fire...

Mike (mamills)

[This message has been edited by mamills (edited 06-12-2003).]


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