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#20198 - 01/10/03 02:46 PM Help! DIY!  
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Browsing through the oldhouseweb.com BBS (as you may remember a hobby of mine) I stumbled over the following quote (in reply to a lady complaining about blue sparks inside the main breaker when turning on the breaker for the boiler).
>2)A short. A normal fuse or circuit breaker will NOT help you with this. A special GFCI breaker can, however.
What are CBs intended to do then?
At least he stated that he wasn't an electrician.


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#20199 - 01/12/03 04:47 PM Re: Help! DIY!  
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It's sobering to think that many people rely upon such advice, believing that those handing it out know their subject.



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