Yep - I'm guilty of this also - It really is a time saver! I got hooked
into doing this at an early age, when we used to wrap solder around the
plugs of the teachers overhead projectors in school. Always got a good
reaction, and the solder disappeared after the tremendous POP when the unit
was plugged in so there was nothing left to trace our shenanigans.
Uh - If one of my former teachers happens to be on this forum - it wasn't
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of
Sent: Sunday, June 08, 2008 9:51 AM
To: Jack Brooks; 'Shop-Talk'
Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] Electrical fire waiting to happen
Yikes! Are you saying that to switch off a breaker,
an electrician will short it out at the outlet box to
avoid the trouble of going down to the basement,
identifying the correct breaker, and manually
switching it off?
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