Australian ring main

Old May 17th 2008, 8:42 am
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Just a quickie, do australian installation methods use ring mains for socket outlets, or radial circuits??? Plus any other installation methods native to oz to be aware of??
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Just a quickie, do australian installation methods use ring mains for socket outlets, or radial circuits??? Plus any other installation methods native to oz to be aware of??

It's a radial circuit here. And my OH said to look up MEN link and his face looked like this when he said it. Then he mentioned TNCS and now I'm even more

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It's a radial circuit here. And my OH said to look up MEN link and his face looked like this when he said it. Then he mentioned TNCS and now I'm even more
Good news, the uk must be the only country in the world to use daft ring mains, I too am now quite cheerful,!!
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Good news, the uk must be the only country in the world to use daft ring mains, I too am now quite cheerful,!!

I'm glad you know what he meant
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I'm glad you know what he meant
Yeah, its good news for electricians, makes life a lot easier and a lot more sensible than the uk methods, do you have any more aussie installation methods to look up, like I take it you use swa and steel/plastic conduit and trunking?
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Yeah, its good news for electricians, makes life a lot easier and a lot more sensible than the uk methods, do you have any more aussie installation methods to look up, like I take it you use swa and steel/plastic conduit and trunking?

Dunno, will let the boys answer because my OH tells me stuff and I have no idea what he is on about
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Dunno, will let the boys answer because my OH tells me stuff and I have no idea what he is on about
Same with my OH, never will understand, any news on work situation for hair stylists, wife is level 3 qualified,thanks.
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Same with my OH, never will understand, any news on work situation for hair stylists, wife is level 3 qualified,thanks.

Bucket loads of work for her over here.
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Yeah, its good news for electricians, makes life a lot easier and a lot more sensible than the uk methods, do you have any more aussie installation methods to look up, like I take it you use swa and steel/plastic conduit and trunking?
ha dont make me laught swa
this lot dont know what it is ditto steel conduit

my pipe vices has gone all rusty over here as its all pvc
( the dont even bother to bend that thay use a bit of flexable instead of making a set )
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Holy moly, what the heck do you do the installations in then??no swa??must find pictures of oz installations
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ha dont make me laught swa
this lot dont know what it is ditto steel conduit

my pipe vices has gone all rusty over here as its all pvc
( the dont even bother to bend that thay use a bit of flexable instead of making a set )
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Someone on here put some pics up about a year ago...even I could tell that it was a complete mess!! I really can't remember who....Wendy might?
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Someone on here put some pics up about a year ago...even I could tell that it was a complete mess!! I really can't remember who....Wendy might?

It was Youngy or Stu - probably both
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It was Youngy or Stu - probably both
That would be me then!!! Follow this link!

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=474469

Have to say thats the worst iv seen. JUST !!
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That would be me then!!! Follow this link!

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=474469

Have to say thats the worst iv seen. JUST !!
That's the one!!
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That would be me then!!! Follow this link!

http://britishexpats.com/forum/showthread.php?t=474469

Have to say thats the worst iv seen. JUST !!
Do I need to learn the phrase "she'll be there tomorrow".
Makes shopfitting look like a work of art
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