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#173621 - 01/14/08 08:24 PM Bad Stucco Job  
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I was called to a look at a bad stucco job. When I arrived, I found this.

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#173622 - 01/14/08 08:40 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: Admin]  
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What the **** were they thinking?


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#173623 - 01/14/08 09:03 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: wire_twister]  
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I once knew a guy that stuccoed a refrigerator.

This is even stupider than that!


#173625 - 01/14/08 09:08 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: electure]  
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Well, that's one way of keeping the handyman out of the box laugh


#173626 - 01/14/08 09:29 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: renosteinke]  
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Wouldn't that be cause enough to call for a disconnect?


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#173630 - 01/14/08 10:48 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: Hemingray]  
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If they're dumb enough to do that, just imagine what's on the other side of the wall...

No, too hard to imagine that. Cut the drop at the pole and use a bulldozer to remedy the house of the stupidity.

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#173634 - 01/15/08 06:05 AM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: Theelectrikid]  
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Reminds me of an empty small shop... I walked by and stopped because something inside had caught the corner of my eye. The meter sat directly on the wall, without any kind of base. Weird. A closer look revealed some moron had drywalled in the meter base making the meter sit flush on the wall...


#173645 - 01/15/08 12:02 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: Texas_Ranger]  
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Power is on. Meter is turning. What's the problem?

RSlater,
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#173677 - 01/15/08 11:44 PM Re: Bad Stucco Job [Re: RSmike]  
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Maybe when the rat gets into the meter pan from inside the wall and starts a fire/causes a short?



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