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#124559 - 10/15/06 02:55 PM Loose light  
renosteinke  Offline
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This light is located but a few doors from my home. I wonder how long it will work, until the wires wear through? And- how long will it take the handyman to find the reason the breaker keeps tripping?

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#124560 - 10/15/06 10:09 PM Re: Loose light  
Rewired  Offline
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 558
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Well, if the breaker is of "Zinsconian origin", just follow the shower of sparks [Linked Image]
Probably would guess a few weeks of swaying in the wind and the conductors will ground out.


#124561 - 10/16/06 11:58 AM Re: Loose light  
steve ancient apprentice  Offline
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 169
west springfield,mass
Just dropoff your card. Im sure you will get a call in a couple of weeks at best. Hopefully the conduit is properley connected or else there may be a chance of energizeing the pipe,

#124562 - 10/16/06 01:37 PM Re: Loose light  
NJwirenut  Offline
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Posts: 806
Bergen County, NJ
Is it just me, or does this mess look like it has been painted WHILE dangling like that?

Either that, or we can only see the neutral wire...

#124563 - 10/16/06 08:14 PM Re: Loose light  
renosteinke  Offline
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Good catch, NJ! While the light may be playing a trick, I just looked... and you are probably right!

#124564 - 11/13/06 12:15 AM Re: Loose light  
renosteinke  Offline
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An update.... this fixture was out...but now has a new bulb in it. That someone would change the bulb without fixing the problem amazes me!

#124565 - 11/13/06 12:32 AM Re: Loose light  
PEdoubleNIZZLE  Offline
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Posts: 176
McKeesport, PA, USA
Why bother to even change the bulb? It looks like it was supposed to light up the wall, but it's not quite doing the job. Reno: is this located in the southwest? (just wondering what kind of weather it's exposed to)

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