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Why call an electrician, I can brick around it! #168868
09/18/07 09:42 PM
09/18/07 09:42 PM
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Why call an electrician, I can brick right around it! The same guy must have done both.

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Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around it! [Re: Admin] #168882
09/18/07 11:54 PM
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I think that brick layer has probably used up his 8 of 9 lives.


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Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around it! [Re: TOOL_5150] #168928
09/20/07 05:07 PM
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While this is clearly problematic - the bricklayer is not completely at fault - he arrives on day one to complete the job - the site is not prepared and he has other jobs lines up for tomorrow. This should have been taken care of by the owner BEFORE the bricklayer arrived.

Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around it! [Re: Ann Brush] #168966
09/22/07 01:32 PM
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Good point Ann, but he should have refused to perform the work in the interest of his own safety. Next time I run across a mason with extra curly hair...

Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around i [Re: Ann Brush] #168970
09/22/07 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Ann Brush
While this is clearly problematic - the bricklayer is not completely at fault - he arrives on day one to complete the job - the site is not prepared and he has other jobs lines up for tomorrow. This should have been taken care of by the owner BEFORE the bricklayer arrived.


ok, so the rule is...if someone else doesn't do what they are supposed to do, I can do something completely stupid and dangerous...

it that correct? just want to make sure...cause, boy will that rule save me a bunch of time each day...

Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around i [Re: mahlere] #168972
09/22/07 04:58 PM
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Maybe the bricklayer had heard of the use of concrete around a conduct that has service wires without over current protection inside a building from the power company, to make it "not inside the building". And thus he figured that bricks are equivalent, and that what he did would be appropriate. He should have left the head open, though... eek

Last edited by wa2ise; 09/22/07 04:59 PM.
Re: Why, call an electrician, I can brick around i [Re: wa2ise] #168977
09/22/07 11:39 PM
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800-Brick Brazilion. Get Er' Done!
Do you realy think the owner cares?

Not until the "Good hands" people call.

Then Uncle steps in and................... I Digres, sorry.


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