The Electrical Contractor Network

ECN Electrical Forum
Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

Books, Tools and Test Equipment for Electrical and Construction Trades

Register Now!

Register Now!

We want your input!

Featured:
   

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

   
Recent Posts
Correct rotation, wrong sequence
by Potseal
Today at 03:14 PM
Industrail Control Panel bonding per 409.108
by sparkyinak
Yesterday at 06:29 PM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by aussie240
12/07/16 02:39 AM
Photo Upload Tutorial
by DanK
12/06/16 11:35 PM
Sprinklered equipment 26-008
by bigpapa
12/02/16 04:24 PM
New in the Gallery:
12.5A through 0.75mm˛ flex (just out of curiosity)
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
gfretwell 12
HotLine1 10
Potseal 9
sparkyinak 8
Texas_Ranger 7
Who's Online
1 registered (cableguy619), 212 Guests and 4 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#23351 - 03/16/03 04:07 AM Old Electricians Never Die!
Joe Tedesco Offline
Member

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3325
Loc: Boston, Massachusetts USA
OLD ELECTRICIANS never die, they just do it until it Hertz

OLD ELECTRICIANS never die, they just lose contact

Old Electricians never die, they just lose their charge
_________________________
Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant

Top
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Arc Flash Clothing, Gloves, KneePads, Tool Belts, Pouches, Tool Carriers, etc. etc....

#23352 - 03/16/03 10:13 AM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
electric-ed Offline
Member

Registered: 07/08/02
Posts: 184
Loc: Canada
Old Electricians never die, they just go through a "controlled power-down".

Ed

Top
#23353 - 03/16/03 10:38 AM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
WebSparky Offline
Member

Registered: 02/21/03
Posts: 144
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
There are no old bold electricians!
_________________________
Dave

Top
#23354 - 03/16/03 11:17 AM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
smurf Offline
Member

Registered: 03/31/02
Posts: 31
Loc: Benton, Ar. USA
I'll turn 60 in a couple of months and I'm starting to feel it. But I'm still holding a "charge".

Top
#23355 - 03/16/03 03:06 PM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
gramps Offline
Member

Registered: 08/25/02
Posts: 120
Loc: ohio
me too, smurf!..i can still pull wire with the best of 'em, it just takes a little longer to "recuperate", afterwards.
and the bundles of conduit seem to get heavier, every year.


gramps

Top
#23356 - 03/16/03 06:46 PM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
smurf Offline
Member

Registered: 03/31/02
Posts: 31
Loc: Benton, Ar. USA
I can relate on that recovery period, Gramps. The other day a buddy and I ran 265ft of 2in. pvc, pulled 3-2/0's and #2 in it and made up three splices on some shorter runs from the previous day. We put in 12 hours that day and it took me all weekend to recuperate fully.

Top
#23357 - 03/17/03 05:35 PM Re: Old Electricians Never Die!
harold endean Offline
Member

Registered: 02/16/02
Posts: 2248
Loc: Boonton, NJ
Old electricians never die. They just blow their fuses.

Top



ECN Electrical Forums - sponsored by Electrical Contractor Network - Electrical and Code Related Discussion for Electrical Contractors, Electricians, Inspectors, Instructors, Engineers and other related Professionals