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  1. diyterry
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    diyterry Trying to make sense of a confusing world

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    Suffolk
    Is it worth me buying a copy of the on site guide and will I understand it?
     
  2. Dillb
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    Dillb Electrician's Arms

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    Nottingham
    That would depend are you hoping to achieve if you brought it?
     
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    which colour .:)
     
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  4. Murdoch
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    Murdoch Electrician's Arms

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    You will need the appropriate big book to make sense of it ....
     
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    Baddegg Still simmering Ken, not boiled yet buddy x Electrician's Arms

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    You’re looking at the best part of £100 for both books terry,are you going to use them that much?
    Ps. Don’t buy the yellow ones
     
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    Pete999 Forum Mentor

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    Not really much good to you if you aren't an electrician.
     
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    what ,Tesco banana's .;)
     
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    telectrix Scouser and Proud of It Forum Mentor

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    get an older 17th version off ebay or wherever. fraction of the cost.then once you've gone through it, then consider buying a 18th ed. version.
     
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    spinlondon Forum Mentor

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    I have 2 OSGs, 16th and the red 17th.
    The first I purchased, the second was given to me.
    Both copies contain errors, they are only really useful for support spacing for containment, cable volumes in containment and a few other charts such as resistance per meter of conductors.
     
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  10. diyterry
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    diyterry Trying to make sense of a confusing world

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    I thought I might gain a better understanding of domestic wiring.
     
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    buzzlightyear still kicking sand, before pushing up daisies . Electrician's Arms

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    have you thought out reading about tesla. before you start reading the
    wiring regs .you need to go an a course how to apply it .
    and I will give you a great under standing about it .its like reading the about the cosmos .:) and I'm still trying to get my head around it;)
     
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  12. Dillb
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    Dillb Electrician's Arms

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    The OSG isnt exclusive for domestic installations. Understanding of the sciences as well as the practical side of electrics apply the same to all installations.
     
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    MDJ The Muppet Police Forum Mentor

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    :D Absolutely Hilarious, definately should be post of the month
     
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    diyterry Trying to make sense of a confusing world

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    Thank you, fame at last.
     
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  15. diyterry
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    diyterry Trying to make sense of a confusing world

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    Learned about Tesla and ac current when I was doing my apprenticeship, great man. I must admit I have trouble getting to grips with the cosmos especially before breakfast.☺
     
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