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Forum: Electricians
May 13th 2014, 1:02 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1,165
Posted By mcv

Re: Let's all have a winge...

Hi All,
I've been an A grade here in Melbourne for 5 years now,

C-clips ,great but lose too many in the cavity

Joint boxes, better than Uk ones but used all the time

TPS ,much better than...
Apr 9th 2014, 12:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 983
Posted By mcv

Citizenship

Hi All,

Just a quick question to clear things up for me.

Myself and my wife are going to apply for Australian citizenship soon, Is it correct that our daughter who is 16 will not have to take...
Forum: Electricians
Nov 12th 2013, 9:05 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By mcv

Re: Crap electrical

Jockstar ,

I was trying to get into fire installation work here in Melbourne,I have installed over 50 analog addressable fire systems whilst in the uk. Looks much the same work here, its just...
Forum: Electricians
Nov 12th 2013, 8:23 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By mcv

Re: Crap electrical

Jockstar ,

It makes you wonder whats out there and what the sparks were thinking
Forum: Electricians
Nov 12th 2013, 5:27 am
Replies: 7
Views: 2,893
Posted By mcv

Crap electrical

Hey,

Anyone else joined "crap electrical" on Facebook, its got some seriously bad installations, some beyond belief.

Dicko
Forum: Electricians
Jun 22nd 2013, 1:04 pm
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By mcv

Re: Help, looking for work in Melbourne.!!!!

Things might pick up after the financial year ends on 30th june,either that or when the election is over later in the year.as i said i'm finding it hard to get work and i'm an A grade!
Forum: Electricians
Jun 22nd 2013, 11:55 am
Replies: 25
Views: 3,037
Posted By mcv

Re: Help, looking for work in Melbourne.!!!!

Hi all,
Im here in Melbourne too,im an A grade sparkie,did the peer course s few years ago.Ive had a few jobs since being here (nearly 4 yrs).Melbourne is dead for electrical work at the moment.Ive...
Forum: Electricians
Jun 8th 2013, 2:55 am
Replies: 0
Views: 467
Posted By mcv

Any Melbourne sparkies ?

Hi all,

Ive been over here in Melbourne for just under 4 years now.Got my A grade through peer in 2010.Since then I have worked for a few local companies ,doing both commercial and domestic...
Forum: Electricians
May 16th 2013, 11:18 am
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By mcv

Re: A bit quiet in here.

Looks ok to me....
Forum: Electricians
Feb 14th 2013, 12:07 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By mcv

Re: Electrician IN MELBOURNE LOOKING WORK

Reggie they employ TA's too

Richard
Forum: Electricians
Feb 13th 2013, 10:20 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By mcv

Re: Electrician IN MELBOURNE LOOKING WORK

Hi Jockstar,

Yes things have slowed right down here in Melbourne,construction has almost stopped ,and to get a start on a union job is almost impossible unless you know the foreman or someone high...
Forum: Electricians
Feb 13th 2013, 10:17 am
Replies: 9
Views: 1,662
Posted By mcv

Re: Electrician IN MELBOURNE LOOKING WORK

Hi all,

I'm an expat with my A grade and im out of work.things in melbourne are tight at the moment,not easy to find any work having only few contacts.

Richard
Forum: Electricians
Jan 12th 2013, 11:42 am
Replies: 3
Views: 798
Posted By mcv

Re: working in attics to run cables without being bitten!

Hi

Wear a boiler suit !!!!! its normally 50 degress + in the roof during the summer months.
Forum: Australia
Dec 6th 2012, 9:11 am
Replies: 7
Views: 6,052
Posted By mcv

Re: How much approx is a cab Gatwick > Sutton (Surrey) these days? (I'm in Oz)

Hi all,

Nic e to see some others from sw London area.we are from Carshalton.moved over here to Melbourne just over 3 yrs ago.

Cheers Richard
Forum: Australia
Nov 28th 2012, 9:59 am
Replies: 5
Views: 751
Posted By mcv

Re: Flights booked

We moved over to Melbourne (from London) just over 3 years now.Lovely place to be

You will all love it.
Good luck with your moves

Richard
Forum: Electricians
Sep 10th 2012, 9:30 am
Replies: 4
Views: 734
Posted By mcv

sub contracting

Hi all,Ive been working here in Melbourne on 'wages' for the last few years.Full time with a van,mobile,super and annual leave included as per norm.Earning $33 an hour.Now looking at going...
Forum: Australia
Aug 10th 2012, 7:59 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi all,

After recieving the 2nd quote we replied with a offer of 1 weeks rent as compensation ($420).
This was refused very quickly by the landlord,saying he wanted to replace the benchtops and...
Forum: Australia
Aug 3rd 2012, 12:09 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi all

Yes we are not trying to get out of paying for the damage that we agree we have done.Its more of a question of are we responsible for the cost of replacing the whole kitchen work top .I...
Forum: Australia
Aug 2nd 2012, 12:20 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi All

The latest update is we have asked the agent for a breakdown of the 1st quote,which we recieved ,Wasnt too informative so my wife phoned the kitchen guys who quoted.The guy answered the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 31st 2012, 10:26 am
Replies: 1
Views: 530
Posted By mcv

Nobel Dentist Insurance/plan

Hi all,

Gotta get some fillings and some work done on my old teeth.Seen this plan/insurance.Has anyone joined or have any experience with them.Just a con or is it worth the cost,only $99 a yr for...
Forum: Australia
Jul 24th 2012, 8:20 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi All,

so far we have had the agent saying we need to pay the landlord $2200 sent to us via email ,we have now asked for a 2nd quote.which we will then ask for a copy and a breakdown.i suspect...
Forum: Australia
Jul 13th 2012, 8:39 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi all,

Thanks guys for your comments and suggestions,I will email the agent and ask for a breakdown of the estimate that they have asked us to pay.Im sure they just plucked this figure out of the...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2012, 12:22 pm
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Re: Rental dispute

Hi all,
Thanks for the quick replies.

Our bond is $1900.

As i said its a oldish kitchen,looks ok(well did) and think the landlords trying it on.He has the property on the market at the moment...
Forum: Australia
Jul 11th 2012, 11:45 am
Replies: 62
Views: 11,035
Posted By mcv

Rental dispute

Hi all,

Just vaccated a property after renting it for 2.5 yrs.Whilst there my 14yr old daughter accidentally put a hot pan on the kitchen benchtop,and burnt a 6" ring into it.
So now we have...
Forum: Australia
Apr 2nd 2012, 7:40 am
Replies: 4
Views: 814
Posted By mcv

Re: Selling an inported car.

Hi,

yes the car was imported 2 yrs ago,did you advertise it as an 'import' or just normally.I take it selling it privately would be a lot easier too,most used car lots wouldnt want anything to do...
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