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    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Todays Find.
      I can't at the moment as I've tied myself into a fixed price agreement which has exit penalties. Thanks for the offer though.
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Todays Find.
      Personally I would be happy for my bills to be constant around the year, that is pay 1/12 of annual cost every month. In practice EDF...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread D Day.
      I, for one, consider myself extremely fortunate to have lived through seven relatively peaceful decades.
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Domestic CCTV recommendations.
      You only want co-ax if you are going for the "old style" CCTV system. I agree fitting connectors to that is easy. If you choose a...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Domestic CCTV recommendations.
      I did this last year, and found that the first decision was between coax connected and POE network system. I chose network and bought a...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread VSD Failure.
      I don't believe it's the LED chips that are unreliable. The supporting electronics are under-rated and over stressed, just as the CFLs...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread No cpc.
      It was used in a 2007 building where I later did maintenance. What a PIA it was, tracing circuits to add some escape lights and move a...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Electric test fail..
      Some years ago a friend asked me to look at his installation because he couldn't turn off the sockets without using the main switch. It...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Blow up hot tub.
      The remote switches I use for my pond equipment are these...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Blow up hot tub.
      Yes. It's best to plug the heavy load, (your hot tub), straight into the double socket and use the extension for light loads. There is...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Blow up hot tub.
      Any normal extension lead. Both ends are in protected enclosures
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Blow up hot tub.
      Your decorative lighting plugs will probably be, "for indoor use only", in which case you need to put them in a protective weatherproof...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Confusing Switch Terminals.
      I fins it helps understanding to draw out the circuit as a schematic. Just a rough sketch, nothing fancy.
    • Geoff1946
      It is for the banks. They are the ones driving cashless by closing most branches. My local branch has just closed. It isn't for lack of...
    • Geoff1946
      Geoff1946 replied to the thread Security bolt / screw.
      I can't tell from the picture if that triangle is recessed within the surround, or projects. If it's the latter it wouldn't be hard...
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