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Interesting diy post #32791
01/03/04 10:08 AM
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Electricmanscott  Offline OP
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Re: Interesting diy post #32792
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Roger  Offline
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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 10:45 AM
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scary!

Re: Interesting diy post #32794
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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
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Interesting diy post #32795
01/03/04 12:07 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 12:27 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]

[Linked Image]


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Interesting diy post #32797
01/03/04 02:02 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 02:36 PM
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electricman2  Offline
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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 06:16 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 10:04 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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