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Any electricians here???

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« on: July 25, 2012, 13:32:16 PM »

I've just got quoted to have some of the electrical wiring fixed at home.  Considering we know squat all about electricity or the associated costs thereof, I'm wondering if we have someone here that can cast a knowing eye over the quote we received and tell us whether its a rip off or not?
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« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2012, 17:53:10 PM »

I know a colorblind electrician..
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« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2012, 19:10:11 PM »

I know a colorblind electrician..
Don't you mean knew?
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« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2012, 19:47:47 PM »

Those jokes are shocking
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2012, 07:32:54 AM »

I take that as a no then....  Cheesy

Bunch of useless intellectuals frequenting this forum...  Evil
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« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2012, 08:24:46 AM »

Maybe the not-so-useless intellectual answer to this question would be…

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Tongue

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« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2012, 08:30:01 AM »

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 Cheesy

I have already done so, waiting for the quotes!

*hehe*

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« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2012, 08:40:21 AM »

I've just got quoted to have some of the electrical wiring fixed at home.  Considering we know squat all about electricity or the associated costs thereof, I'm wondering if we have someone here that can cast a knowing eye over the quote we received and tell us whether its a rip off or not?

My wife does administration for a small electrical company, including costing of quotes, I am sure she will be able to do a quick comparison to their costing.
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« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2012, 08:54:02 AM »

Faerie, phone Mark @ 0822993210 He could give a quick look at what needs to be done and quote
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« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2012, 10:19:31 AM »

*Surprised*

Thank you guys!!

I'll phone Brian, much appreciated.
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« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2012, 13:16:53 PM »

I know a colorblind electrician..
Don't you mean knew?
He is still alive and well. Got himself a spanner boy with color vision to interpret. Don't know how he pass the trade test though.
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« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2012, 13:44:28 PM »

Don't know how he pass the trade test though.
Prolly trained as a conductor first where he learned the all-important lesson that resistance is futile… Lips Sealed

More seriously, colour-blind people don’t usually struggle to distinguish black (neutral) from red/white/blue (three phases) from naked copper (ground), or brown (live, single-phase) from blue (neutral) from green & yellow candystripe (ground).  It’s red and green shades of similar intensity that usually give them trouble.

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« Reply #12 on: July 26, 2012, 13:50:41 PM »

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Just noticed this!!!

Bwahahahahaaa!!
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