Had one of my customers buy a building other day and it has a old firelite
> sensican panel in it which i was getting ready to take out becuse the board
> had completely burned up. Started taking the system apart starting with 120
> vac and when i started tracing the 120 wires found 2 ft of flex and then
> just open single conductor wires tied to cieling support for about 2 feet
> then tied to a piece of romex which was plugged into an outlet in the
> buildings garage. the ground instead of being run with electrical ground was
> run to a local water pipoe and this created a diverted ground path and
> showed why the panel burned up and part of the wall was scorcehed and
> breaker took so long to trip.
> Absolutley unbieliable some f--g moron installer/owner to f---g cheap to run
> down 2 blocks to hardware store for the correct wire.
> Thank god this idiot is no longer installing alarms. I let company who
> bought his accounts know what i found so they can check his other work if
> the feel so initaited to do so but they have just as bed a reputaion with > there work.
There sure are a lot of "ugly" systems out there. We could put together a website. We could call it "Goofysplace Too".