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by simbad
Mon Sep 06, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Consumer Unit
Replies: 1
Views: 3551

Consumer Unit

Please note i love reading articles on this board, my following question is not intended to help me with any work, as i dont have any just curious to know. i have been reading the following m ok all seems straight forward, my only question is ref 1st picture i can see wire "G" coming out f...
by simbad
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: energy saving bulbs or fluorescent tubes?
Replies: 1
Views: 2378

energy saving bulbs or fluorescent tubes?

hi, in my garage i have, at the moment, fluorescent tubes x2

would it be more cost effective to replace the tubes with energy saving bulbs?

my normal use for the garage is simple i just switch on for just enough time to put the car in/out.

thanks
by simbad
Mon Apr 06, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: mcb on a spur
Replies: 2
Views: 2702

[quote="kbrownie"]Hi simbad, If it's a room already contained within your property and if only small power tools being run of 13amp plugs, I'd put a Switched fused connection unit in it rather than an MCB. You can then run a string of socket outlets from that point. Remember that when addi...
by simbad
Sun Apr 05, 2009 9:22 am
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: mcb on a spur
Replies: 2
Views: 2702

mcb on a spur

hi, i have a small room which i would like to use as a small work-shop nothing to heavy use wise, drilling etc. in this room i have one socket. is it possible to remove this socket replace with a mcb then connect 2x double sockets and 1x single socket from the mcb? hope i made some sence thanks
by simbad
Tue Jan 13, 2009 8:49 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Power saver?
Replies: 1
Views: 1992

Power saver?

Hi all just come across this product. Google "plugandsave.com" sounds to good to be true, what are your thoughts and comments please?

Thanks
by simbad
Fri Nov 14, 2008 8:46 pm
Forum: Electrics Forum
Topic: Energy saving bulbs?
Replies: 1
Views: 2492

Energy saving bulbs?

Hi all just a couple of questions about energy saving bulbs.

Is there such an energy saving bulb which is like small spotlights?

Do energy saving bulbs work with a dimmer switch ok?

Cheers
by simbad
Fri Dec 28, 2007 8:22 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Which tool for the job?
Replies: 4
Views: 2766

Many thanks guys for the tips and advice.

Will try out the pipe bender and see how it goes.
by simbad
Wed Dec 26, 2007 8:27 pm
Forum: Plumbing Forum
Topic: Which tool for the job?
Replies: 4
Views: 2766

Which tool for the job?

Hi, silly question but can someone please tell me which tool i need to be able to bend Chrome plated copper connector tube. 1/2" x 1/2"

I heard about springs and another pipe bending tool! but not sure, i am not looking for something heavyduty.

Thanks
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