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Interesting diy post #32791 01/03/04 11:08 AM
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Electricmanscott Offline OP
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Re: Interesting diy post #32792 01/03/04 11:37 AM
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Scott, your topic should be "Dangerous DIYer Thread." [Linked Image]

That Rocket guy should be censured to say the least.

Roger

Re: Interesting diy post #32793 01/03/04 11:45 AM
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scary!

Re: Interesting diy post #32794 01/03/04 12:40 PM
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iwire Offline
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so as long as the bare copper wire path is coonected to SOMETHING that goes to that outside ground....it's safe as it can be.


Idiot!


Bob Badger
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Re: Interesting diy post #32795 01/03/04 01:07 PM
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Come on Bob,don't you know that all electricity runs righ into the ground? [Linked Image]

Re: Interesting diy post #32796 01/03/04 01:27 PM
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iwire Offline
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With all these folks running EGCs to ground rods I am starting to become afraid of walking on bare earth without insulated boots. [Linked Image]

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Bob Badger
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Re: Interesting diy post #32797 01/03/04 03:02 PM
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Electricmanscott Offline OP
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This is my favorite line.
"I am going to forgo code in this instance"

Re: Interesting diy post #32798 01/03/04 03:36 PM
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The scary part is that there are unimformed people out there who will take this as gospel and get hurt or get someone else hurt. [Linked Image]


John
Re: Interesting diy post #32799 01/03/04 07:16 PM
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..I told him to do himself and his family a favor...call an electrician!!!


.."if it ain't fixed,don't break it...call a Licensed Electrician"
Re: Interesting diy post #32800 01/03/04 11:04 PM
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Good Lord,
It certainly makes you wonder about some of the advice tendered in these DIY Boards.
Some of it is just bs and really dangerous, considering that half the time, the people giving the advice haven't even got a clue themselves. [Linked Image]

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