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Electricians? Know one, are one, anything?

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Electric Chair, Jan 26, 2008.

  1. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    I need some work done. I ripped out the ceiling of my bathroom today, and I don't even want to mess with the light fixture. 80 year old wiring mixed in with newer stuff that I could figure out, but I don't want my house to turn into the Monte Carlo and have my insurance company laugh at my claim.

    I only need two lights put in about three feet apart, super easy access (no fuggin ceiling), so if you know an honest electrician that is a good guy, please let me know.

    I need an licensed guy, not your neighbor. I want the **** to code.

    Thanks!!
     
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  2. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    80 year old wiring? forget bringing it to code. just make sure its done safely. black to black, white to white and pull some ground if its around.


    :tup:
     
  3. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    I have a cousin who is a landscape contractor. I know he does some electrical ****, but not sure if he does it or has it outsourced. Probably pricey. Lives in Point Loma.

    I could get his number for you though. He'd at least know someone.
     
  4. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    I am trying it myself as we speak. The acccess is easy, so if I screw it up too bad I will call in a pro.

    I want to get my new ceiling in by tonite.
     
  5. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    I hate electricity. I used to have a buddy in Monterey that helped fix all the crap on that 50-60 year old house. It had some scary wiring.

    I had an almost 100 year old house in Utah, and the wiring in it was a lot better than the younger house in Monterey. Still, I don't like doing electrical stuff without someone around who REALLY knows their **** on it.
     
  6. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    Yup, after spending the day on it, no luck. I couldn't get that thing to go... I am calling an electrician in the morning from another website I visit...

    Pissed...

    :tdown:
     
  7. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    Yup, after spending the day on it, no luck. I couldn't get that thing to go... I am calling an electrician in the morning from another website I visit...

    Pissed...

    :tdown:
     
  8. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    As long as you didn't go Monte Carlo then it's okay ... :lol:
     
  9. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    Post some pics

    it sounds like we should be able to figure this **** out pretty easily.


    hold on,


    lemmie get another beer!


    :lol:
     
  10. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    Yeah .... let's all get Bakey Drunk'd while we advise EC which wires to cut, and which ones to fuse.

    No problem.
     
  11. wrbanwal

    wrbanwal Well-Known Member

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    yeah, that's the ticket!!!


    Its really not that hard. Home wirin for dummies!!

    :icon_shrug::icon_shrug::icon_shrug:

    :lol::lol::lol:
     
  12. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    Yep ... and if something goes wrong ... then Electric Chair gets the electric chair.
     
  13. Carrie1219

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    EC doesn't need me advising him. I tried my hand at some electrical work a while back and didn't actually electrocute myself but did send a good jolt through me that went directly to my groin area. Kind of painful... :eek:

    That doesn't sound quite right.... :icon_rofl:
     
  14. HollywoodLeo

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    I was an electrician in the Navy
     
  15. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    Not in this thread.

    Drink some beer and get fully baked before giving EC free advice. Otherwise, bill him.
     
  16. Electric Chair

    Electric Chair Well-Known Member

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    I love you guys, but I went ahead and hired an electrician. He usually charges $65/hour, but because I fish, he is only going to get me for $50.

    Gotta love fisherman.

    Shammy, the guys son uses this avatar at the site I "found" him on (best non chargers forum on the internet, bloodydecks.com). I thought you would like it. :lol:

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Shamrock

    Shamrock Well-Known Member

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    Bloody seals ..... cool. :D
     

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