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mikep

B&Q CHEAPER CONSUMER UNITS

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British general, 10 way with 2 x rcd's, don't know what they are like.

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Looks good. Bargain at that price. MCBs look faily standard so you can put what you like in it. It would have to meet stringent quality checks so I reckon its worth a look.

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Toolstation are doing a cheap one like that think its CED

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That would be the BG brand I assume, Denmans sell some of it. It looks OK on your photo. Also looks familiar much like the Demnans Steeple range .

Deke

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I generally would only install high integrity ones so you can put cooker on Rcbo but as a rule I go Rcbo route so won't be buying any, but BG stuff is generally not bad quality although I don't use much of it apart from pendant sets and a few other bits and pieces but it will be to British standard so hopefully will be ok.

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Ah thats right , they do those excellent ceiling roses with the big square knockout and the offset fixing holes, don't they ?

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Ah thats right , they do those excellent ceiling roses with the big square knockout and the offset fixing holes, don't they ?

The old 30 amp jb's are good too you can get the cables in them plenty of room although I use more wago's these days.

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British general, 10 way with 2 x rcd's, don't know what they are like.
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BG stuff is supposed to be made in England , I don't know how true that is, I hope it is true.

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I was looking at these last week . I will keep an eye out on the forum as someone will take the plunge and fit one and report back . They have to reach a standard so hopefully no probs . So go on who's going to go for it . :D

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Be careful. They may get included in the recall stuff. B&Q will have had them since Xmas.

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Be careful. They may get included in the recall stuff. B&Q will have had them since Xmas.

Yes, 1994. :o

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Hager 6+6 boards are

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I started the thread so I jumped in at the deep end and bought 2 From B&Q, Fitted both of them seem fine,went back for some more but sold out, no different than anything else let's just wait and see, built to a British standard like all of them.

Even got a little spirit level in them like the Hagers

Mike.

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a spirit level?

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hager boards have a tiny spirit level in them

pretty useless though, they never seem to work for me, always end up using a boat level

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Went to B&Q today and they don't have any of the

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Went to B&Q today and they don't have any of the

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the volex construction looks really cheap, what are they like to install?

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And did it have the busbar with it?

yer insulated 2 part

other than that it was all assembled, quite a bit of copper showing in places though.

the volex construction looks really cheap, what are they like to install?

fitting it tomorrow so will see how it gose

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yer insulated 2 part

other than that it was all assembled, quite a bit of copper showing in places though.

Yes it certainly looks like it could use some tidying in places... do those interconnects have any ferrules at all or are they just bare?

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Yes it certainly looks like it could use some tidying in places... do those interconnects have any ferrules at all or are they just bare?

just bare :(

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the volex construction looks really cheap, what are they like to install?

fitted it to day seemed ok, needed to tighten up the terminals,

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