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by IBen
Tue Nov 01, 2011 12:28 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Help with tap connectors needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2212

Help with tap connectors needed

Hi, my bath tap started leaking (or the flexible pipe). So I wanted to replace it and ordered a Ideal Standard Bath tap. Foolishly as I was I assumed they would all use the same connectors. The ideal standard came with a copper pipe 15 mm and a thread of about 18mm. Now my old tap used a flexible co...
by IBen
Thu Oct 27, 2011 8:30 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: RCD tripping on new light cuboard light
Replies: 3
Views: 2447

Re: RCD tripping on new light cuboard light

Hi, I've wired the light directly to the consumer unit (the consumer unit is in a little room under the stairs and there is no light there). So neutral is connected to all the other neutral cables in the consumer unit while live goes to the 'downstairs lighting' circuit. cable connector N ----------...
by IBen
Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: RCD tripping on new light cuboard light
Replies: 3
Views: 2447

RCD tripping on new light cuboard light

Hi, I've wired in a new 'Under cabinet striplight' from Wickes. (Google "wickes.co.uk/invt/162309") I've connected it to the downstairs light circuit. A cable goes to a switch were the line from the circuit and the line to the light is connected to the switch. N is directly connected. Cabl...
by IBen
Thu Apr 14, 2011 8:57 am
Forum: Hand and Power Tools Forum
Topic: Recommendation for electric Jigsaw
Replies: 4
Views: 5804

Recommendation for electric Jigsaw

Hi, I am planing a few projects in and around the house where I will need a jigsaw. I could hire one but as I will need it a few times it might be better to buy one. I've made the mistake before of buying a cheapish power tool (a bosh cordless drill from Homebase) which wasn't up for the job (now bo...
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