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#116141 - 02/24/04 09:04 AM Take the good with the bad?  
electure  Offline


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Do you get to work on nice stuff all the time?


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Does it seem like you always get stuck with the "junk"?


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I had work on the first lighting control one day, and then the following day went to the mess in the second pic.
Is variety really the "Spice of Life"?
...S

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#116142 - 02/24/04 11:22 PM Re: Take the good with the bad?  
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What really sucks is finding BOTH methods of installation done at the same place - in the same room - on the same day!

< run screaming >

WHADDAHECKIZGOINONHERE!!!!!

< /run screaming >

Scott35

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#116143 - 02/24/04 11:36 PM Re: Take the good with the bad?  
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The problem with the good stuff is that it is so easy to work on, does not take very much time, and rarely needs to be fixed. If you are sent on a job like that, you are done in 23 minutes (coffee break included), and then have to go some place else and work on a ..........


#116144 - 02/27/04 09:18 PM Re: Take the good with the bad?  
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Electure,
The second pic looks real familiar.
This is the sort of work that I quite regularly are sent in to tidy up or fault-find.
The only neater stuff that I work with is the stuff that I have installed myself and even then I've never had a call-back to see my work again!.
It's quite true though, you open a panel up and see nice neat wiring, labelled terminals, etc and you think, well there can't be much wrong here.
Open up a panel with a mess in it and you feel like running away. [Linked Image]

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