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  #2549635 25-Aug-2020 19:19
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Daynger:

 

gregmcc:

 

It's not quite that straight forward, you as the homeowner can't put the power point in as it's a switchboard. No RCD's there so the outlet will need to be protected by an RCD circuit breaker - you can't just put in an RCD power point as the RCD has to be where the newly added wiring starts which would be at an existing circuit breaker or a new circuit breaker.

 

 

 

 

I as a homeowner can put power points wherever i like, add things to switchboards, new main earth, new mains if i want to.

 

I do things like that for friends, family and friends of friends all the time, its only three wires, what could possibly go wrong.

 

 

 

 

 

 

sounds like a bit of a troll to me ;)

 

(trying not to bite and quote the relevant sections of the electricity act)


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  #2549648 25-Aug-2020 20:02
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@gregmmc

 

Whilst i agree you don't bite.....the last sentence is a concern if that's not a troll.  Solid admission of guilt! or bravado......whatever.  If your D(#k measuring compelled you to state you have done this at other properties that you do not own...... i hope they have an inspection done soon by someone qualified to verify their safety at the very least


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  #2549651 25-Aug-2020 20:32
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gregmcc:

sounds like a bit of a troll to me ;)


(trying not to bite and quote the relevant sections of the electricity act)



Based on a few previous answers, yes it was a fairly obvious wind up.

Daynger has his name in his profile. Throw it into the EWRB "Practising Licence is active Effective to 31 August 2021"



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  #2549671 25-Aug-2020 21:30
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Daynger:

 

I as a homeowner can put power points wherever i like, add things to switchboards, new main earth, new mains if i want to.

 

I do things like that for friends, family and friends of friends all the time, its only three wires, what could possibly go wrong.

 

 

Three? Youve been conned! Only 2 of them are needed. Get the best qwalitee speaker cable you can find for 40c a meter and go for gold!!





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  #2549677 25-Aug-2020 21:54
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Among other things, I've seen TV coax stapled to the weather boards...

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  #2549684 25-Aug-2020 22:38
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andrewNZ: Among other things, I've seen TV coax stapled to the weather boards...

 

I'll have you know that cable is professonally tacked using a Rapid R36 cable tacker. And genuine monel or stainless fixings. 

 

Stapling is what teachers do with paper for children. ๐Ÿ˜„

 

 





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  #2549687 25-Aug-2020 22:43
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richms:

Daynger:

 

I as a homeowner can put power points wherever i like, add things to switchboards, new main earth, new mains if i want to.

 

I do things like that for friends, family and friends of friends all the time, its only three wires, what could possibly go wrong.

 

 

Three? Youve been conned! Only 2 of them are needed. Get the best qwalitee speaker cable you can find for 40c a meter and go for gold!!

 

 

Meh, you don't even need two, just one is fine. Return is via the nearest metal pipe.



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  #2549688 25-Aug-2020 22:45
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andrewNZ: Among other things, I've seen TV coax stapled to the weather boards...

 

I'll have you know that cable is professonally tacked using a Rapid R36 cable tacker. And genuine monel or stainless fixings. 

 

 

That's for girlymen. Real installers use a brad nailer and aim between the blue and brown wires.

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  #2549690 25-Aug-2020 23:00
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Three? Youve been conned! Only 2 of them are needed. Get the best qwalitee speaker cable you can find for 40c a meter and go for gold!!

 

 

 

 

You laugh, but i have actually seen this, oh, except it wasnt good quality speaker wire, it was tiny nasty stuff that when i unscrewed the power point from the wall fell out of the terminals. 

 

Lucky the homeowner didnt use anything more than a phone charger in that outlet before the reno started.


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  #2549691 25-Aug-2020 23:03
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Bung:
gregmcc:

 

sounds like a bit of a troll to me ;)

 

 

 

(trying not to bite and quote the relevant sections of the electricity act)

 



Based on a few previous answers, yes it was a fairly obvious wind up.

Daynger has his name in his profile. Throw it into the EWRB "Practising Licence is active Effective to 31 August 2021"

 

 

 

Yeah but i only use that to show off to the ladies.

 

Nice investigating there Bung.


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  #2549697 25-Aug-2020 23:39
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neb:
richms:

 

Three? Youve been conned! Only 2 of them are needed. Get the best qwalitee speaker cable you can find for 40c a meter and go for gold!!

 

Meh, you don't even need two, just one is fine. Return is via the nearest metal pipe.

 

No need for a pipe. If SWER works for the power company, it should work for a caravan.


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  #2549699 25-Aug-2020 23:54
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andrewNZ: Among other things, I've seen TV coax stapled to the weather boards...


I'll have you know that cable is professonally tacked using a Rapid R36 cable tacker. And genuine monel or stainless fixings. 


Stapling is what teachers do with paper for children. ๐Ÿ˜„


 


Fencing staples, Galv.

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