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Plumber or Electrician?? #110759
06/20/06 10:55 PM
06/20/06 10:55 PM
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I took these a couple of years ago at a motel I was staying in.

I guess the town wasn't big enough for an electrician and a plumber so they opted for the plumber.

Alan Nadon
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Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110760
06/21/06 12:21 AM
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Wharton, Texas, USA
Alan: This was a place you stayed at?

I'm glad you got out safely... [Linked Image]

Mike (mamills)

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110761
06/21/06 08:32 AM
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mahlere  Offline
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I honestly don't see any problems. I mean, they used wirenuts, so it's safe right [Linked Image]

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110762
06/21/06 09:04 AM
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rad74ss  Offline
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Pryor, OK USA
It's only considered safe if all of the wire nuts are pointing up. Otherwise all of the rain gets in.

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110763
06/21/06 09:11 AM
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now that you mention it, i sorta remember that question being on the licensing test. I think I got it wrong though.

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110764
06/21/06 08:36 PM
06/21/06 08:36 PM
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Wow!,
Imagine all them lovely sharp edges inside them pipe joints. [Linked Image]
Alan,
Is that box actually fastened to the wall?.
Judging by the marks on the side of it, this box has been "recycled".
BTW, is there a valve below that turns the supply on and off?. [Linked Image]

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110765
06/21/06 11:53 PM
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Kendall Park, NJ USA
i doesn't appear the installer taped the threads, is it possible for the electrons to leak out?

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110766
06/22/06 04:22 PM
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Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1. Payday is Wednesday...
2. "Crap" flows downhill...
3. Do NOT put your fingers in your mouth...

The above mentioned are the 3 rules told to me by pipefitter on "how to be a plumber"....

( Sorry I am just poking fun at the plumbers, as they do to us sparkies, no offence meant by any means [Linked Image] )

I don't know what to say, thats a priceless picture, I really like the way the grounds are just hanging around and the fine job the person did with the " ball 'O neutrals" in that split bolt...
Hmm, I wonder if he had a good time trying to get all them wires around that elbow at the top of that enclosure, or whats left of it [Linked Image]

A.D


[This message has been edited by Rewired (edited 06-22-2006).]

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110767
06/23/06 09:08 AM
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steve ancient apprentice  Offline
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west springfield,mass
Beautiful split bolt on the neutrals. Could have used more spliceing tape for a secure connection. As I usually say Yuck, What a mess. Cannot belive that after living with electricity for over a hunmdred years we still find hazardus and foolish wireing in this day and age.

Re: Plumber or Electrician?? #110768
07/04/06 10:15 PM
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stedder  Offline
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Hyde Park, NY, USA
if these customers didn't have alot of money, this is a run away job (literally)

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