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#121253 - 06/28/05 08:25 PM I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Found at a strip mall


I don't need no stinkin' fittings, either.

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#121254 - 06/28/05 10:13 PM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8540
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Is that a shocker or what?!.
Talk about rough.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#121255 - 06/29/05 04:13 AM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
Ugh! How could anybody do work like this? I'd be ashamed to have anybody see it.

#121256 - 06/29/05 06:34 AM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
rad74ss Offline

Registered: 04/19/04
Posts: 154
Loc: Pryor, OK USA
So an employee at the GAP tells his boss, "I can put a light up at the entrance if you give me Saturday night off."

Because please Lord don't tell me a professional did that.


#121257 - 06/29/05 01:50 PM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
John Crighton Offline

Registered: 05/16/05
Posts: 172
Loc: Southern California
I'd love to see what's at the other end!

#121258 - 06/29/05 07:36 PM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
Jim M Offline

Registered: 08/10/01
Posts: 453
Loc: Chestertown, MD, USA
They don't need a bender, just a coupling and about 3" more EMT.

#121259 - 06/30/05 09:00 AM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
Tiger Offline

Registered: 05/04/05
Posts: 714
Loc: Crystal Lake, IL USA
The other end is probably an extension cord.

Just because it works, doesn't mean it's safe.


#121260 - 06/30/05 04:32 PM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
renosteinke Offline
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Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
Loc: Blue Collar Country
Near where this pic was taken is a university with an "Inspection Technology" program that turns out "inspectors" in nine months. Many of these students go on to jobs with towns.

I am sure this install has been seen thousands of times by these students. I wonder how many recognized that there was something wrong? I wonder if any brought it to the attention of the business, or the local AHJ?

It's a safe assumption that those who have the authority to get this fixed- either owner or AHJ- just don't care.

#121261 - 07/01/05 09:00 AM Re: I Don't Need No Stinkin' Bender
RSmike Offline

Registered: 11/27/02
Posts: 130
Loc: Holland, MI USA
There's certainly enough clamps on that conduit. Must have purchased the 5 pack.....It's like the person that did this knew better but didn't have any of the proper tools...
I don't know anyone that would have the skills but lacked the tools AND would still do this... There's more to life than channellocks and hammers.



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