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#121248 - 06/27/05 05:34 PM Edinburgh Hotel Violation
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Found in a hotel conservatory dining/bar area in Edinburgh.

- Gideonr

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#121249 - 06/27/05 07:17 PM Re: Edinburgh Hotel Violation
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Posts: 8532
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I can only imagine what's under that tape.
That's a rather strange sort of a lampshade though, how on earth do you change the lamp?.
Or has our throw-away society got this bad, where you just throw the whole fitting out when the lamp blows?.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#121250 - 06/27/05 10:24 PM Re: Edinburgh Hotel Violation
ruggedscotty Offline

Registered: 06/09/05
Posts: 17
Loc: Edinburgh Scotland
what hotel is this in ?

The Fire Brigade are pretty good here about jumping on such things - public place and fire risk.........


#121251 - 06/28/05 07:18 AM Re: Edinburgh Hotel Violation
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
I'm trying to figure out if there's another splice -- or maybe even some other device -- in that metal box too.

What is that box anyway? It doesn't look like any normal British electrical box.

#121252 - 06/28/05 08:22 AM Re: Edinburgh Hotel Violation
gideonr Offline

Registered: 12/18/04
Posts: 152
Loc: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Under the tape? Choc-Bloc probably. Don't wanna check.

I think there's a hole in the top of the globe to change the lamp.

There's a stainless box missing from the front of the box that's still there, connects to the bottom of the globe. I think there would once have been a moulded wood strip cover for the T&E and maybe the connection was meant to be inside that stainless box?

RuggedScotty: Not sure I should say which hotel this is, but it's a popular drinking hole on the south west side. I'll reply in an email if you drop me one.

[This message has been edited by gideonr (edited 06-28-2005).]


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