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Old 04-17-2009, 12:27 PM   #1
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Look at this messy install



I will try to find more if you like.

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Old 04-17-2009, 01:39 PM   #2
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I sure hope those are temp feeds.

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Old 04-17-2009, 02:36 PM   #3
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Found more in the same home as above.

Talk about bundling




What a shame. For the money thats going into this



you can at least have good electrical.

A lot of wires in some questionable size holes



Alot of network wiring. I did not think they were running servers at this house?

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What a shame. For the money thats going into this you can at least have good electrical.
But why? It's just electrical. Go cheap, that's what I say. How do you say "I don't need no stinking staple", in Spanish?
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Old 04-17-2009, 03:18 PM   #5
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The service wires don't look so good.

Yeah forget the staples, in fact, lets forget the darn jacket. I mean, its only a little 75c sheath, nothing more. Have you seen how cheap them single wires are, just buy one big roll of 1000ft black wire your set

I was in a cave and they wired the wet cave with extension cords and single rolls of wire, I did not want to touch any railing on the steps


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But why? It's just electrical. Go cheap, that's what I say. How do you say "I don't need no stinking staple", in Spanish?
Yo no necesito ningun fu***ing staple. But why the assumption someone spanish did this job? Did I miss that?
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Yo no necesito ningun fu***ing staple. But why the assumption someone spanish did this job? Did I miss that?
It's just that where I'm from, if it's new residential, it is almost a certainty that someone from Central America did the job, and many look similar, though not usually as bad, as the pics above.
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Just busting your chops. I always say you get what you pay for. I could never figure out why people decide to do some parts of a job right and do not care about the other parts. The way I see it, if EVERYTHING is not done right then EVERYTHING is wrong. I would of probably thought that was a great job before learning what I have learned here I must admit.
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Panels are ugly.

Staples are over rated.

I don't see an issue with "bundling". This is just a crapload of circuits. It's not like they will be all pulling 20 amps all the time.

I would sure as hell put some nail plates on top/bottom plates, even if it wasn't required.
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Yeah, bundling in a resi install is not a big deal.

If the wiring was exposed they should use more staples.
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Here is the flip side. An outstanding job, done in a 2 million+ single family residence.
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Monk wired that, right ?
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I've seen those before, pretty clean. I would just run big pipe though. Thats just me.
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Here is the flip side. An outstanding job, done in a 2 million+ single family residence.
I forget the name, but the guy who did that job posts pretty frequently on one of the professional forums. It is very nice work, indeed. I just wish it were in pipe.

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