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#2322 - 06/30/01 12:23 PM A Sparky of all seasons
sparky Offline
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Registered: 10/18/00
Posts: 5545
spring, summer, winter , fall
the calls our trade gets seem to follow suit;


Spring;
*my lights won't shut off ( timer's and daylight savings ..)
* calls from people with waterlogged panels..

Summer
* pool pumps
* hot tubs
* calls from people with lightning struck panels

Fall
* my lights won't turn on...( same person)
* heat tape..

Winter
* heat tape ( call from plumber with frozen pipes...)
* Xmas lighting receptacles
* calls from people with snow damage


I'm sure i'm missing a few, how 'bout U ???


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#2323 - 06/30/01 01:58 PM Re: A Sparky of all seasons
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Registered: 04/30/01
Posts: 461
Loc: Straughn, IN 47387
My personal favorite is the customer who calls in July wanting the attic exhaust fan they bought in Feb. installed at the farthest point in the 150 deg. attic you could possible get from the scuttle hole. And while I'm up there would I be a pal and spray the watermellon-sized hornet's nest that's in the peak with some kind of bee killer. And try not to muss up the 30" of cellulose insulation they just had blown in, they want to keep the depth uniform.

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#2324 - 06/30/01 02:13 PM Re: A Sparky of all seasons
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Registered: 11/17/00
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Loc: West Virginia
I couldn't have said it better!

I think we can all relate to that one! Us residential sparky's that is...

Fred, May I paraphrase a little and add that one to my Sparky's Laws ?


[This message has been edited by sparky66wv (edited 06-30-2001).]
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#2325 - 06/30/01 04:25 PM Re: A Sparky of all seasons
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Registered: 03/28/01
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Loc: Bucks County PA
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Originally posted by Fred:
My personal favorite is the customer who calls in July wanting the attic exhaust fan they bought in Feb. installed at the farthest point in the 150 deg. attic you could possible get from the scuttle hole. And while I'm up there would I be a pal and spray the watermellon-sized hornet's nest that's in the peak with some kind of bee killer. And try not to muss up the 30" of cellulose insulation they just had blown in, they want to keep the depth uniform.

Bravo.

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