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#35733 - 03/20/04 07:56 PM new here
zappy Offline
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Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 5
Loc: Ames, Iowa, usa
i am new to the site and the proffession. yes, i am a apprentice, and green. i like the field very much and hope to learn more and chat on these forums.

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#35734 - 03/20/04 08:16 PM Re: new here
ga.sparky56 Offline

Registered: 11/24/02
Posts: 582
Loc: young harris georgia usa
Welcome Zappy. There's a lot of smart folks here,and you've come to the right place if you want to learn.

I've learned more in a year here than 20 in the field.

These guys'll tell you anything from theory to how to run a business. Some of the best in the trade post here.


#35735 - 03/21/04 02:54 AM Re: new here
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
Welcome Bud!.
I'll go along with Russ and say I've been here for 3 years and I've learned heaps about the US and thier wiring and Hey I come from New Zealand!
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#35736 - 03/21/04 12:17 PM Re: new here
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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Welcome, Zappy!
If you stick around, you'll turn from a "green" apprentice into a "whatever color electricians turn" one much faster than the fellows that don't pay much attention.
I learn things all the time from the greenest of guys, and I started the trade in '70. My learning curve took an abrupt spike in 2000, when I came here.
Please feel free to ask anything trade related question that you want.

The only dumb question is one that isn't asked.


#35737 - 03/21/04 12:26 PM Re: new here
iwire Offline

Registered: 01/05/03
Posts: 4343
Loc: North Attleboro, MA USA
I agree with all thats been said, I have been in about 21 years and all of a sudden my knowledge increased when I started hanging out here.

The members here will be glad to help you and are pretty nice to you when your mistaken.

We all make mistakes with this darn NEC and we can help each other out.

Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician

#35738 - 03/21/04 04:12 PM Re: new here
Electric-Ian Offline

Registered: 12/12/01
Posts: 19
Loc: Mazomanie, WI, USA
I've been a member of this forum for a few years now. I don't post topics often because more often than not, I always find an answer to what I'm looking for as we all seem to run into the same problems/questions/answers. I'll repeat what others did in this post, this is a great place to learn and there are some incredibly knowledgable electricans that frequent this site.


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