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monkey5

afternoon gentleman and ladies of course, I'm after sourcing a wylex nb40 mcb (or proteus) for an existing consumer unit. wondered if any of you ight have one kicking about in the box of old mcbs most of us have, ive loads of other ratings just not the 40a one. 

many thanks in advance

Wayne

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ProDave

There's some on ebay. http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2050601.m570.l1313.TR0.TRC0.H0.Xwylex+nb40.TRS0&_nkw=wylex+nb40&_sacat=0

 

But Christ on a bike, you won't get one there for under £45 I would rather put that towards a CU change.

 

Now I happen to have one. It's a 40A but type 1. Is that any good? What are you offering?
 

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monkey5

cheers dave, have seen them on ebay but like you say price is abit higher than I/customer want to pay. 

that will be perfect what would you like for it?

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Murdoch

£44.95 

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ProDave

Can you not still get the Proteus ones new from CEF? It was not that many years ago that I got one from there.

 

Tough question how much. I would hate to give it away for peanuts then find I need one and have to pay £45 for it, so as they seem rare and at a premium price I just might keep it.

 

What did you / your customer have in mind as a price they can afford?
 

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Murdoch

Is this the one you are looking for? I've got at least 2!

 

Wylex NSB 40.jpg

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Lurch
2 minutes ago, Murdoch said:

Is this the one you are looking for?

 

That's an NSB40. you can tell that by the fact that it is stamped on the front.

 

The NB40 has, oddly enough, NB40 stamped on it.

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Murdoch
8 minutes ago, Lurch said:

 

That's an NSB40. you can tell that by the fact that it is stamped on the front.

 

The NB40 has, oddly enough, NB40 stamped on it.

 

Thanks. Realised it was the wrong one after I hit the post button!

 

Not going back into my store now!

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monkey5

no more than £20 I think, they'll have to have a smaller shower

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Murdoch

These types of clients really need a reality check... didn't they consider the electrics and costs before they proceeded? Or is it just the Screwfix shower offer and nice tiles they have money for?

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steptoe

I have an ABB 40 that will fit, 

£30 posted,? 

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monkey5

yes the usual spend all the money on the look of it all but when you tell them what needed for it to work they say no money!

 

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ProDave

The NB series are those lethal ones with nice big exposed terminal screws.

 

I'm minded to keep the one I have in case I need it, given the high price they seem to command.
 

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monkey5
2 minutes ago, steptoe said:

I have an ABB 40 that will fit, 

£30 posted,? 

I'm not sure on that Steptoe, have you a pic. did get a mem one that looked the same but very slightly different.

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Blue Duck

CEF

proteus 

£15+vat

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steptoe
1 hour ago, monkey5 said:

I'm not sure on that Steptoe, have you a pic. did get a mem one that looked the same but very slightly different.

I'll do you a pic in morning, 

I'm currently awaiting a delayed flight home.

I took it out of a wylex board last week doing a partial rewire 

 

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monkey5
4 hours ago, Blue Duck said:

CEF

proteus 

£15+vat

 

cheers blue duck ill check on Monday.

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monkey5
4 hours ago, steptoe said:

I'll do you a pic in morning, 

I'm currently awaiting a delayed flight home.

I took it out of a wylex board last week doing a partial rewire 

 

should be fine then if it came out of a wylex board.

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steptoe

The only reason it got saved as I knew for sure it was 100% compatible, 

I'll do you a pic later today 

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steptoe

@monkey5

Wylex on the left,

ABB on the right

 

 

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roys

Not much difference between them steps

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steptoe

@roys

Sitting here on the bench the only difference I can see is the ABB has a 'tunnel' terminal outgoing, 

 

 

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ProDave
2 minutes ago, steptoe said:

@roys

Sitting here on the bench the only difference I can see is the ABB has a 'tunnel' terminal outgoing,


 


 

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So has my Wylex one. In fact I have never seen that type of output terminal on a Wylex one.
 

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steptoe

Ah ha

Looked closely,

Removing the screw from the tunnel shows it is in fact screwed onto the original outgoing way, so, it's simply an added on improvement, 

 

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roys

Well there you go :)

 

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