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Robbo

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Robbo last won the day on August 10 2016

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  1. As the 21st century began, human evolution was at a turning point. Natural selection, the process by which the strongest, the smartest, the fastest, reproduced in greater numbers than the rest, a process which had once favored the noblest traits of man, now began to favor different traits. Most science fiction of the day predicted a future that was more civilized and more intelligent. But as time went on, things seemed to be heading in the opposite direction. A dumbing down. How did this happen? Evolution does not necessarily reward intelligence. With no natural predators to thin the herd, it began to simply reward those who reproduced the most, and left the intelligent to become an endangered species. As the years pass, mankind became stupider at a frightening rate. Some had high hopes the genetic engineering would correct this trend in evolution, but sadly the greatest minds and resources where focused on conquering hair loss and prolonging erections.
  2. My time machine does work! Ive just jumped back 4 years!
  3. I have the same one, it's a deeper tone than the sample sound they have on the site. Loud indeed it is, and seems well made.
  4. Note that when dropping the anchor, that this isn't the way to do it...
  5. On a rewire I would insist on best practises, not just a "BSS compliant" install, no point going to all that trouble re-wiring and not getting it done right. Two n half grand does seem overly excessive, even if it's a full 2 days work.
  6. Don't replace, just add more nearby. Although if they have had little wear adding more prob not needed.
  7. A common sense approach on that wiring would be to start again. It may only need s few things to be compliant but it may take time to trace the cables. That really isn't the examiners job.
  8. I'm intrigued on what state the wiring is in! Are you able to photo it? Remember it never failed before as it's never been checked before! 12v is just as important to get right as 240v, there is a lot of potential current in those batteries which can easily cause cables to catch fire. With 240v you are limited on the current from where you get it from (it's just more lethal to us due to the voltage)
  9. Do you have a friendly neighbour who's up on electrics to give his/her opinion?
  10. Apart from this wiring is new wiring and may have never been up to standard as this the first time it's been checked for the BSC apart from the person that did the wiring! If the wiring is not up to standard then he is the one to blame, they have not changed in the past four years.
  11. And joined on the day of the posting, hmmmmmmmm..
  12. This video may be of interest;
  13. As cuthound said in post 2 I fuse at what is usually specified by the item it's attached to, the fuse is to protect the circuit and the item the cable is attached to is part of that circuit.
  14. Cabling is usually rated in open air, this is not it's in a loom which will reduce the rating.
  15. Although a lot of times it's just easier to rip out and fit correctly, especially if there is quite a few things wrong. Ofcourse what the best option is, is almost impossible to advise from afar.