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Still looking for a record #108728 01/04/04 09:42 AM
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electure Offline OP
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It seems guys never quit trying to outdo each other.

This passed a ceiling inspection just as it is.


[Linked Image]

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Re: Still looking for a record #108729 01/04/04 12:19 PM
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that's just sooooo obvious isn't it?

where are all those 2nd yr apprentices when they're needed anyways?

~S~

Re: Still looking for a record #108730 01/04/04 12:22 PM
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How come there is no cover on this box? [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Pierre


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Re: Still looking for a record #108731 01/04/04 01:32 PM
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Pierre — I'll bet the cover was blown off—found 60’ away—waiting for three extension rings to be added.

Re: Still looking for a record #108732 01/04/04 07:14 PM
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Sorry to get philisophical, but...

Are many electricians totally lacking in proper training?

Is pride in workmanship gone?

Do people just not care???


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Re: Still looking for a record #108733 01/04/04 07:27 PM
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It's all about the money CT.

Russell

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Re: Still looking for a record #108734 01/04/04 10:06 PM
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At least they used a 5S box! [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

To me, the idea of grabbing a hand full of Red Wirenuts - PLUS A FEW BIG BLUES - with intentions of making up a single 5S box, is on the lines of 40 foot bungee cord-30 foot bridge (30 foot jump).

Why some prefer to bring everything into one J-Box (and in the ceiling too!), is odd.
Must be something fun and exciting about standing on a Ladder for 45 minutes, weaving ones body around a bunch of ceiling stuff, make up 15 circuits + EGCs, and force 45 wires + 15 Wirenuts into a tiny box - then mash a blank cover on against all the spring tension (unless the install is Sans Cover - as in the example image).

There's gotta be something Really Cool about it because it's seen so much!

Scott35

p.s. Scott (electure);

Have you ever worked in Bell, CA.?
If the project with the Slightly overfilled box is in this area, that could explain why ceiling Inspection passed (OK to close ceiling).


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Re: Still looking for a record #108735 01/05/04 12:23 AM
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Hey, it's not full yet! I saw several unused KO's. Didn't Greeenlee just come out with a new hydraulic box cover installer?

Re: Still looking for a record #108736 01/05/04 04:45 AM
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Looks like one big blue to me!. [Linked Image]
I'd hate to fault-find a mess like this!. [Linked Image]

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Re: Still looking for a record #108737 01/05/04 10:26 AM
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Did the "installer genius" use those saddle type connectors for armored & metal-clad cable? Look at the top of the box. Give him points for that.

I wanna know where you can buy these....anyone have a part number/brand name? [Linked Image]

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