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#183998 - 01/30/09 12:57 AM Bad work here  
Narrowbackpride  Offline
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Stopped taking photos on jobsite a while back after becoming 01 svc tech, unless it was really, really bad. Have tons in the archives. Here are a few...

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Remember framers... cut boards not cords.
The garden hose wiring... pops chased me off his property as soon as he seen me taking pics of his workmanlike install.

Hope you enjoy let me know if I should post more.


Last edited by Trumpy; 01/31/09 03:25 AM. Reason: Changed thread title

How many maintenance guys do you know that "used to be" electricians?

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#184041 - 01/31/09 02:27 AM Re: Bad work here [Re: Narrowbackpride]  
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shocked Wow! The ITE panel on the pole looks like something I might've come across when I did service work in LA and San Diego. Of course, what is a garden hose really but pressure rated sealtite?? laugh (ducking!) Keep the pics coming, these are great LOL

BTW, welcome to ECN smile

PS I LOOOVE those yellow/red 3M wirenuts!

Last edited by Trumpy; 01/31/09 03:26 AM.

#184189 - 02/04/09 12:20 AM Re: Bad work here [Re: Lostazhell]  
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Yes, they blew their budget on good wirenuts and couldnt afford j-boxes or staples. I almost got fired over this, but.. those R/Y nuts, if you use your lighter and flare the soft collar out a little and drive a 3" sheetrock screw thru the tip and cut a stick of 3/4 EMT in half, you have yourself a wicked cool blowgun. Good for many a extended lunchbreak.


How many maintenance guys do you know that "used to be" electricians?

#184285 - 02/06/09 10:51 AM Re: Bad work here [Re: Narrowbackpride]  
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pic 3 just makes me wonder how it never kept tripping itself


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#184364 - 02/08/09 09:40 PM Re: Bad work here [Re: JoeKP]  
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Boxes like the second from the bottom always remind me of this refrigerator:
http://www.janpienkowski.com/books/pop-up/hauntedhouse/kitchen02.jpg

laugh laugh laugh

Unfortunately I had to deal with quite a few boxes of that kind myself. Some bad things are universal.



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