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#36213 - 04/01/04 04:47 AM Photos for Discussion
electure Offline


Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
I'd like to thank all of you that have participated in the Photos area, and encourage any of you that have pictures to share them with the rest of us.

I think that particularly interesting would be:

  • Pictures of member's own work and / or worksites. We work in such diverse areas and situations; it would help us all to understand each others "worlds".
  • "Before and after" pictures of jobs or repairs made.
  • Pictures of your jobs in progress, with updates sent in as they go along.
  • Pictures of any good work that you might see in your "travels".
  • Any unusual methods or materials.
  • Anything else you find interesting, informative, or amusing.
  • ...and of course, the crazy stuff that you run into.

It doesn't take a fancy camera or pro photographer. (Many of my earlier pics were put up with a $49 camera) (480X240 pixel)

"A picture is worth 1000 words"

Just e-mail them with any text or description you'd like to accompany them to either:

Do any of you have ideas or suuggestions of what you'd like to see??

Once again thanks to all.
(edited to change my email address)

[This message has been edited by electure (edited 04-04-2005).]

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#36214 - 04/01/04 11:20 AM Re: Photos for Discussion
CTwireman Offline

Registered: 02/07/02
Posts: 839
Loc: Connecticut, USA
I love the photo area. It's one of my favorites here at ECN.

My only complaint is there aren't enough new photos coming in to look at!!!!! So I second Scott: Send those photos in!!!


#36215 - 04/01/04 04:22 PM Re: Photos for Discussion
jdevlin Offline

Registered: 08/07/02
Posts: 402
Loc: welland ontario canada
As a novice I would like some description of the actual problem with the photos. It is not always obvious to me.

#36216 - 04/03/04 02:57 PM Re: Photos for Discussion
ComputerWizKid Offline

Registered: 09/20/03
Posts: 116
Loc: Connecticut, USA
As a novice I would like some description of the actual problem with the photos. It is not always obvious to me.
same for me thanks
Theres always enough room in the junction box.You just need a bigger hammer

#36217 - 04/04/05 07:47 AM Re: Photos for Discussion
Trumpy Offline


Registered: 07/05/02
Posts: 8532
Loc: SI,New Zealand
I couldn't agree more Scott.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#36218 - 04/05/05 03:20 PM Re: Photos for Discussion
pauluk Offline

Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
Something else which might be interesting is a series of photos showing the proper way to do something, e.g. the correct preparation and installation of weatherproof fittings and conduits, the proper way to install armored cable bushings and clamps, correct way to use extension rings, etc.

I'm sure that such would be appreciated by (a) the novices who are just starting out and (b) those of us from outside the U.S. who are often used to dealing with fittings which are somewhat different than North American types.

[This message has been edited by pauluk (edited 04-05-2005).]

#36219 - 04/09/05 08:41 AM Re: Photos for Discussion
Dave55 Offline

Registered: 05/08/04
Posts: 666
Loc: Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA
It can be a tough crowd for posting pictures of your owm work! Instruction photos might encourage the uninitiated.

I'll send in some pictures of some very good/bad work...not mine. The guy probably started with machine wiring, like me. It's neat in the extreme, but he didn't understand derating, and moved an entire service with circuits in a large conduit. Then the rest of the basement had open boxes with live wires hanging.



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