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#191197 - 12/21/09 06:22 AM Interesting picture  
BrandonG  Offline
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Found this on the internets today... thought you all might like it...


[Linked Image]


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#191198 - 12/21/09 11:26 AM Re: Interesting picture [Re: BrandonG]  
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Looks 'non-US' ??

Any clues


John

#191202 - 12/21/09 02:13 PM Re: Interesting picture [Re: HotLine1]  
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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."

#191204 - 12/21/09 02:56 PM Re: Interesting picture [Re: EV607797]  
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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!

#191216 - 12/21/09 09:27 PM Re: Interesting picture [Re: Alan Belson]  
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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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