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    I’ve had that happen a few times when stuff comes off eBay from China.....of course I always return the surplus items back to the seller..........:rolleyes:not!
     
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    client ofmine is a pub. he's got these carvery warmers. every month one or 2 go down. either burnt out switches or spade terminals fried. sometimes the connector block where the feed cable connects. can't understand why they fail so often. only a 2.2kW element.
     
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    Where heating elements are involved, the switch is often the weakest link......at least he’s now got plenty spares!
     
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    nope.i've got the spares. he pays a min of £40 + 1 pint of Old Peculier for as visit. he makes on the food. i make on the call-out.
     
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    Ah ha! That’s why your fitting cheap switches from China......
     
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    the chinese ones, funnily enough, seem to be of better quality that the ones i got from wholesalers. maybe those were made in north korea by dogs before they were eaten.
     
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    Yes they need good quality switches over there.....maybe there same type they use to launch ballistic missiles?
     
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    cheap crap will do. only needs to work once.
     
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    True.
     
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