Just a quick post to introduce myself. I have been lurking around here for a couple of weeks and have really enjoyed reading all these posts, so much in fact that I decided to register.
I came here originally looking for some "defect" type photos for some issues that we were having at work and didn't really expect to be typing this right now......
I'm not quite up with all the localised "lingo" but I'm sure if I ask nicely some one will explain if needed.
And just so you know, I'm an Aussie ( don't all throw rocks at once... ) and currently live in the Northwest of Western Australia.
Did my time as an Electrical Fitter ( specialising in Rail Signals and Communications ), dual traded to Electrical Mechanic, left the rail industry to work as an REC ( registered electrical contractor ), did that for six years, left that to work in underground construction ( electricty, water and tunneling....great combination ).
I currently work in the mining rail systems up here doing what I started out doing...Signalling and Communications.
So yes full circle I gues. Hope that hasn't bored you all to much....)
Anyway just thought I would say hello before I started posting.
Q) What the hell is a "disco". A disconnect point?