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Old 11-10-2017, 03:08 PM  
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That "Old Work" one will save him some plastering if they will actually turn into the stud channel without busting out the plaster.


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That "Old Work" one will save him some plastering if they will actually turn into the stud chanhornetnel without busting out the plaster.
If what I think you are trying to say hornetd is that this "old work" box is not as "fitting" as one would think. I do agree with you as I have stated in previous posts of mine. Attempting to place it in the wall, turn it in and secure it "flush" is quite a challenge.

And yes I know this thread is more than a month old but "hornetd" is just sharing his "field" knowledge with us which can be helpful.


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I ended up calling an electrician and he used his "mouse" to find out that the outlet was powered by something on the opposite end of the trailer.
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What did the actual fault end up being?
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What did the actual fault end up being?
I honestly forget. This was several months ago and I've had a lot going on since then.
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farmerjohn1324 many people like yourself use forums such as this one to help them solve problems that they are having, in this case electrical problems (electrical forum). Many people do searches on Google etc and within the results links are usually provided to corresponding results that may end up leading a person to come to our forum. The person finds they have the exact (or similar) issue as the person who started the thread and starts to read, as they come to the end of the thread they find that there was no solution "written" mainly because the original poster (OP) never took the time to come back and provide the answer or did not come back and let the members who took their time to answer the posts know that the members suggestions were helpful in solving the issue.

All the members of this forum as I know them to be are volunteers; such they (me) don't get paid for offering their/my field experience to the OPs (original posters).

Just a little bit of common forum etiquette is usually that when you start a thread and you get responses that you take the time to answer the responses to the best of your ability so we can help more efficiently. If you solve the problem it is usually customary to return the the thread and post the solution so people in the future can use that information to help them if needed.

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Example: I have a lot going on each day but I do make it a point to try and spend a few minutes to answer your questions to the best of my ability sharing with you my field experience and knowledge. "hornetd" has "decades" of electrical field knowledge under his belt which is far more than some of our other members (including myself) who tend to answer your questions/concerns on a regular basis. I think if we (along with hornetd) take our time to read your posts and attempt to help you solve your issues that you take your time and return and let us know what the solution was. From what I read in your posts many of the questions you are asking (threads that you create) are to assist you in your "job" not assist you in your personal home repairs. We are making your job easier in many cases; which I don't really mind too much but would appreciate a "thank you" or "problem solved: this is what I found" once in a while. That could take all over one minute to do in comparison to one of your threads with over 30 replies from the member totaling far more of their person time to help you.

Just some "friendly" advise here.
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farmerjohn1324 many people like yourself use forums such as this one to help them solve problems that they are having, in this case electrical problems (electrical forum). Many people do searches on Google etc and within the results links are usually provided to corresponding results that may end up leading a person to come to our forum. The person finds they have the exact (or similar) issue as the person who started the thread and starts to read, as they come to the end of the thread they find that there was no solution "written" mainly because the original poster (OP) never took the time to come back and provide the answer or did not come back and let the members who took their time to answer the posts know that the members suggestions were helpful in solving the issue.

All the members of this forum as I know them to be are volunteers; such they (me) don't get paid for offering their/my field experience to the OPs (original posters).

Just a little bit of common forum etiquette is usually that when you start a thread and you get responses that you take the time to answer the responses to the best of your ability so we can help more efficiently. If you solve the problem it is usually customary to return the the thread and post the solution so people in the future can use that information to help them if needed.

Example: I have a lot going on each day but I do make it a point to try and spend a few minutes to answer your questions to the best of my ability sharing with you my field experience and knowledge. "hornetd" has "decades" of electrical field knowledge under his belt which is far more than some of our other members (including myself) who tend to answer your questions/concerns on a regular basis. I think if we (along with hornetd) take our time to read your posts and attempt to help you solve your issues that you take your time and return and let us know what the solution was. From what I read in your posts many of the questions you are asking (threads that you create) are to assist you in your "job" not assist you in your personal home repairs. We are making your job easier in many cases; which I don't really mind too much but would appreciate a "thank you" or "problem solved: this is what I found" once in a while. That could take all over one minute to do in comparison to one of your threads with over 30 replies from the member totaling far more of their person time to help you.

Just some "friendly" advise here.
Okay. Thanks for helping.

I tried to remember what the electrician told me, but couldn't recall.

Might have been related to the GFCI in the other bathroom.


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