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#450021 - 11/11/08 09:54 AM Pictures of ugly work II
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This is chapter 2 of "pictures of ugly work"



Found this over at a blog spot.

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#450022 - 11/11/08 10:01 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Looks like they didn't even have a bunch tool.
Or didn't know which blade they had in it................. :rofl:

Of coarse I do like the way they left the nails or sheetrock screws, so you can hang your buttset. smile
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#450023 - 11/11/08 11:17 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Looks like someone was picking through the trash when I ripped one of those structured wiring panels off a customer's wall.

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#450024 - 11/11/08 11:30 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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At least they were consistant on reversing the tip and ring.
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#450025 - 11/11/08 02:52 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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I wish i had taken a picture of this: a friend of mine asked me to come fix his phone line in his house. His dad had wired the house - with silver satin - while it was being built. He had troubles stripping the wire to put electrical marettes on so he used wood screws in a stud in the furnace room. He stripped the wire as best he could, wrapped the silver satin around each screw and tightened them to the stud.
his complaint: his internet was flakey and telephone calls had a hum or static on it...
Classic DIY.
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#450026 - 11/11/08 03:04 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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So I accompanied a friend who was getting a tattoo the other night...and found this nice install job!

The breaker panels are pretty cool though! Wonder if that is up to code smile
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#450027 - 11/11/08 04:03 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Can't say much about the wiring (typical one or two line quicky install by the looks of it), but the painted panels are wicked cool!
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#450028 - 11/12/08 03:11 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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At least they were consistant on reversing the tip and ring.
Not quite - the #5 cable is using the green and orange, for line 1, and probably the w/g and w/o for line 2!
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#450029 - 11/12/08 09:40 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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the #5 cable is using the green and orange, for line 1, and probably the w/g and w/o for line 2!
Wrong! Everybody knows that Blue/Brown is the recommended pair for line 2. The whites are the neutrals. They should be twisted together and put into a big yellow wire nut.
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#450030 - 11/12/08 09:47 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Man, I only have the little orange ones. What do I do?
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#450031 - 11/12/08 10:22 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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the #5 cable is using the green and orange, for line 1, and probably the w/g and w/o for line 2!
Wrong! Everybody knows that Blue/Brown is the recommended pair for line 2. The whites are the neutrals. They should be twisted together and put into a big yellow wire nut.
A+
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#450032 - 11/16/08 01:37 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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#450033 - 11/17/08 12:40 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Jeff twist 2-3 with a jumper to the next 2-3 with a jumper to the next 2-3 with a jumper to the next 2-3 with a jumper to the...ad nauseum. And remember, these are NUETRALS, so the jumpers must be CLEAR speaker cable. And only grounded at the breaker panel. Just knock out a KNOCKOUT, and run the wire in, no strain relief/cable clamp needed. smile John C.
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#450034 - 11/17/08 04:26 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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If you do not have the correct sized wire-nut, use duct tape.
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#450035 - 11/17/08 04:49 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Or band-aids. smile John C.
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#450036 - 11/17/08 10:10 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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I call this the flying 66block technique!! I couldnt stop laughing for some reason when I saw this!!



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#450037 - 11/17/08 10:41 AM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Someone should be fired for that mess!
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#450038 - 11/17/08 03:34 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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Fired, or fried...whatever.

Gives new meaning to a "swinging trouble."
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#450039 - 11/17/08 04:43 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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these may have gone around already, web page but there's 5 pages, makes me shudder
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#450040 - 11/17/08 05:16 PM Re: Pictures of ugly work II
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man, pictures of my work are everywhere! LOL
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