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#191197 - 12/21/09 02:22 AM Interesting picture
BrandonG Offline
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Registered: 12/03/09
Posts: 7
Loc: Post Falls, Idaho
Found this on the internets today... thought you all might like it...

Tools for Electricians:
#191198 - 12/21/09 07:26 AM Re: Interesting picture [Re: BrandonG]
HotLine1 Offline


Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6791
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
Looks 'non-US' ??

Any clues

#191202 - 12/21/09 10:13 AM Re: Interesting picture [Re: HotLine1]
EV607797 Offline

Registered: 10/25/06
Posts: 756
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA, USA
.....And we complain when we encounter old or sloppy work! I can't imagine being an electrician in Russia or wherever that is.

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."

#191204 - 12/21/09 10:56 AM Re: Interesting picture [Re: EV607797]
Alan Belson Offline

Registered: 03/23/05
Posts: 1801
Loc: Mayenne N. France
"Lucky shot, tavarich! 50 roubles says you can't throw this screwdriver into the other hole!" laugh
Wood work but can't!

#191216 - 12/21/09 05:27 PM Re: Interesting picture [Re: Alan Belson]
Texas_Ranger Offline

Registered: 12/17/01
Posts: 2332
Loc: Vienna, Austria
We had that picture once as part of a series if I remember correctly... the place burnt down, probably because of this "fuse replacement". These fuse holders are built like Edison base light sockets, but they have a porcelaine ring at the bottom of the element, so only a proper fuse with a narrow tip will fit (the diameter depends on the fuse rating). The bottom terminal is the line side, the outer thread is the load side. I can only assume someone wedged a metal object into the base and used the screw driver to both "secure it" in place and make the connection with the screw thread.

I can't find the original link though.


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