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Where Was This Photo Taken? #170962
11/15/07 08:25 PM
11/15/07 08:25 PM
electure  Offline
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This photo was gleaned from a "Careers - Becoming an Electrician" website.

Can anybody guess where it was taken? (I don't know, myself)

The metering seems........different, as well as the wiring methods laugh

Gee, I hope that this isn't as good as it gets in someone's lifelong career shocked


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Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure] #170964
11/15/07 08:48 PM
11/15/07 08:48 PM
Theelectrikid  Offline
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I don't care where it is as long as I never go there and see/pass by it.

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Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: Theelectrikid] #170966
11/15/07 08:58 PM
11/15/07 08:58 PM
renosteinke  Offline
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Wild guess? Argentina. Where else will you find an "English" meter and an "American" panel?

Likewise, the brickwork suggests mots of rain, but little freezing weather.

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: renosteinke] #170969
11/15/07 11:56 PM
11/15/07 11:56 PM
Lostazhell  Offline
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I'm still attempting to understand how that metering is working??? confused (UK emon dmon's?) I'm guessing it's metering a specific circuit from the sad looking QO panel...

aside from the meters, this could be in some alley in East Bakersfield... rolleyes

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure] #170972
11/16/07 12:43 AM
11/16/07 12:43 AM
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Av-guy  Offline
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Bangkok,Thailand
May I guess here? I think the photo was taken in Thailand.

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: electure] #170975
11/16/07 08:14 AM
11/16/07 08:14 AM
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Originally Posted by electure
This photo was gleaned from a "Careers - Becoming an Electrician" website.

Hmm, that looks like false advertising. frown

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: Trumpy] #170989
11/16/07 04:45 PM
11/16/07 04:45 PM
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adamh  Offline
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UK
I suspect the metering isn't working! Not as the kwh meters they look like anyway. Not enough wires....

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: adamh] #170997
11/16/07 06:21 PM
11/16/07 06:21 PM
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kale  Offline
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I think it was taken at the display in the local Big Box store.

Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: kale] #171001
11/16/07 07:20 PM
11/16/07 07:20 PM
HotLine1  Offline

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South of the border...down Mexico way....or somewhere in Central America.

Looks like some scarry pic Joe T had posted at a flea market set-up


John
Re: Where Was This Photo Taken? [Re: HotLine1] #171080
11/19/07 10:24 AM
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Texas_Ranger  Offline
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The wires in the picture could easily be line side with the load side disappearing right through the wall.

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