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Post by RF Lighting » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:03 pm

This is a consumer unit I fitted recently


Before (Temporary builders supply)
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During
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Getting there
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Almost
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Done!
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Post by Hinton Heating » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:13 pm

do you always wire like that, or is that just for the photos?

Is nice & neat inside the box... shame noone will ever see it! :grin:
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Post by RF Lighting » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:21 pm

New ones are always like that. Its easy done with a bit of time and thought.

Repacement CUs don't always go so well :lol:

Here is a commercial one I installed. I even heat shrink numbered the wires :lol:


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Post by ultimatehandyman » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:32 pm

That is very neat :thumbright:

Never seen one so neat and tidy before!
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Post by Hinton Heating » Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:35 pm

Is nice when someone takes the care to do that, as you say with cable cores, and a nice big box its not so hard!

Still good you do it though, many would just leave them messy! :grin:
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Post by diypeter » Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:26 pm

great job done there RF :thumbright:
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Post by uncle buck » Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:19 pm

You would get nowhere near my house with sloppy wiring like that :grin:
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Post by honeymonster » Sat Apr 21, 2007 3:43 pm

I always wondered how a consumer unit was wired up so neatly, now I know how :thumbright:

Nice work :wink:
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Post by Dirk Diggler » Sat Apr 21, 2007 4:21 pm

Hey RF i have seen some botched up cu's in my time, but never in all my born days have i seen such a fine piece of workmanship :thumbright:
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Post by Meterman » Sat Jun 09, 2007 12:16 am

Nice workmanship :thumbright:
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Post by MlEk128 » Sat Jan 26, 2008 10:31 pm

Very Nice Job RF

How come you drilled your own holes instead of the normal knockouts, does it make it easier or something?
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Post by simpleplumb » Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:48 am

what do you want a medal
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Post by simpleplumb » Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:50 am

not really nice
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Post by sparkydude » Sun Jan 27, 2008 9:39 am

So you can do better than can you simpleplumb? lets see the pictorial evidence then . I think thats a very neat installation and would be proud of a job like that. The reason he has drilled his own holes is to make it easier to cable the board, or else you would be drilling lots of 20mm holes instead of 2 38mm holes.

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If it isnt broke dont bloody touch it until it bloody well is and if it is broke then make drawing of the connections before you remove the broken one and replace with a new one LoL
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Post by Slayer » Sun Jan 27, 2008 3:37 pm

I think simpleplumb was joking, I am assuming he meant

'Not really, nice' in comment to his last post

Also judging by the time it was posted, it would be fair to assume he might of had a shandy or two as well :-)
It should fit, beat it with a hammer and try it again!
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