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DerbyPartyPics

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Before-after

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Weddingmusicuk.biz

I called Rob for the first time, needing a job done at short notice. He managed to fit me in when I wanted. He was punctual, discreet (which was great as I was working), and very professional. Will recommend and … Continue reading

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TTC Group

Hi Rob Testimonial from one of the Managers who attended the event:-   “The PAT tester was very efficient, carried out his task discretely and with no fuss. A job well done.” Thanks Nicola Rees TTC Group  

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Run over flex

Here is another section of cord. As you can see the insulators through the holes in the outer sheath they are no longer protected. The outer sheath has done it’s job but it’s now only suitable for recycling. We cut … Continue reading

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Worn strain relief

This was powering a HiFi in a warehouse. As we say to our clients, and to you, the vast majority of the faults we pick up we do during the inspection which is done by eye. You too have eyes … Continue reading

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Tell tale heat damage

Here’s another plugtop. When it was plugged into a socket it looked fine but as soon as we unplugged it there was a tell tale discolouring around the neutral contact.         Once inside the plugtop you can … Continue reading

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Hidden heat damage

Here’s a plugtop that looked fine from the outside. One of our inspections is to take to back off the plugtop to check inside and to verify the size of fuse fitted.         Inside the same plugtop. … Continue reading

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Cracked plug

Here’s a plugtop that has a piece of the scasing cracked off. It’s possible to see inside the plug to the terminals, which would be live when in a socket. There’s no basic protection if you can get to the … Continue reading

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Smashed Plug

Here’s a plugtop that was wrapped in insulating tape. That’s always a worry as one can imagine problems that may be hidden within.   Once the tape was removed there were cracks all over the underside of the plugtop.   … Continue reading

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