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Discuss Crazy Plumber in the Electrical Forum: General Electrical Forum at Tilers Forum; I got a call from a plumber to price up a job for a 8.5 kW shower. So I went and had a look, told him could be a complete ...
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    I got a call from a plumber to price up a job for a 8.5 kW shower. So I went and had a look, told him could be a complete rewire here mate. He and the customer not pleased at this so I told them I will have to do some tests. Plumber says no no dont do that. I said I have to, and it will need a board change anyway. So he and the customer, went through the cable run route, about 18 metres and a right pig. Then the plumber told me he will supply materials, give him a list and I gave him a rough quote there and then. He said I,ve already quoted the customer less than that. He then got really agrressive dont you want 150 blah blah blah. For the fact he got nasty I said yeah I'll do it. He said great be here tommorow at 7. I have just got a call from him " are you coming dont you want 150 " I told him never to ring me again and put the phone down. A new shower cct and board change for 150 what an Nutter.

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    Was the CU that bad you needed to do a board change?

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    Yep an old mem rewireable fuseboard cream in colour must be 50 - 60 years old

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    A henley block and a small C/U for shower would have done, no need to replace every time.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark_Burgess View Post
    A henley block and a small C/U for shower would have done, no need to replace every time.
    You've nicked my next suggestion Mark.................
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    Should have walked away earlier,its not worth the agro

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    i did think of that space is tight, just about get away with a board swap

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    Well, fair play for shafting the plumber like that, in the past when they or anyone are in mid rant I just walk away without saying anything and snigger to myself when they are shouting "oi, dont you walk away from me".


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    You lasted longer in the room longer than I would have!!!!

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    Usually ends with a "you're breaking up......yep you've gone"

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    plumbing is a dirty trade....he has prob spent to much time twisting someones ubend....i would have told him to jog on....the idea of a quote is you price up materials and a labour price...they say yes or no...its not can u do it for 150 quid the tool....
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    hahahhahahaha!! ge in!! if you go to plumbing forum later there wil be a post saying some stupid electrician or somit!
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