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Interesting picture #191197
12/21/09 05:22 AM
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BrandonG  Offline OP
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Found this on the internets today... thought you all might like it...


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Re: Interesting picture [Re: BrandonG] #191198
12/21/09 10:26 AM
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Looks 'non-US' ??

Any clues


John
Re: Interesting picture [Re: HotLine1] #191202
12/21/09 01:13 PM
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EV607797  Offline
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.....And we complain when we encounter old or sloppy work! I can't imagine being an electrician in Russia or wherever that is.


---Ed---

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."
Re: Interesting picture [Re: EV607797] #191204
12/21/09 01:56 PM
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"Lucky shot, tavarich! 50 roubles says you can't throw this screwdriver into the other hole!" laugh


Wood work but can't!
Re: Interesting picture [Re: Alan Belson] #191216
12/21/09 08:27 PM
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We had that picture once as part of a series if I remember correctly... the place burnt down, probably because of this "fuse replacement". These fuse holders are built like Edison base light sockets, but they have a porcelaine ring at the bottom of the element, so only a proper fuse with a narrow tip will fit (the diameter depends on the fuse rating). The bottom terminal is the line side, the outer thread is the load side. I can only assume someone wedged a metal object into the base and used the screw driver to both "secure it" in place and make the connection with the screw thread.

I can't find the original link though.


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