Bye Bye Christmas...
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- I am sooooo sad guys :'(
We have been smelling something burning for 2 days and we followed our nose and ended up in the laundry room at the electrical panel...smoking and sizzling
So Today we called an electrician over and he shut the whole thing down :-\
So now we have no heat, no lights, food in the fridge/freezer going bad, no hot water to wash our behinds... luckily we have our generator running so I made sure to plug in the laptop first. I can't be missing out on my LCB!!!!!!
We are all in the living room with the one T.V.(got football ), the fireplace, a bunch of comfort food, some brandy, wine, coffee, two mattress's and a whole lot of blankets(and it's still cold)! My son is trying to cook a pizza in the fireplace(funny as...)
and the best part is it is only gonna cost us $2000 :'( dollars because the (licensed) electrician is a long time family friend
So needless to say, there goes Christmas :'( and we(especially the kids) look forward to this all year!
Oh well I guess it could be worst, we could all be smokey Joes or dead!!!!!
- Hi Slot,
Noooooooooooooooo this can't be happening to you. Not slotjunkie! Damnnn i am so sorry. My heart sunk when i read this.
Please embrace that you got the greatest gift in life......your family. And i know you do.......its a given, just by your sunshine disposition. I hope and i pray something will come thru for you to have a wonderful Christmas.
We need a miracle here for our slot girl..........
- 2 grand for a new panel????...from a friend???!!!
if i were you i'd shop that a bit panel is around a hundred bucks...200 tops if you have a huge one...breakers are between 10-20 each...
its *maybe* a three hour job tops...whats he charging ?...$500 an hour?.
just had mine done from a friend (licensed electrician)...charged me $100 plus i bought the new panel. took less than 2 hours...
- Junkie: This borke my heart to read this. I am so sorry for your troubles. I guess troubles never take a holoiday and dont care that it is Christmas time.
You have your family, and your together. That is what really matters.
My prayers are with you in this very hard time for you and your family.
Please keep us updated as best you can about your situation.
Your LCB family loves you.....
- SJ I am with Mike on this. I lived in MO and at a local equipment store I could get a 30 panel for $239 and the fuses were about $30 or so.
Get a "Non-friend" to check this out..I ask you to REALLY check, lots of places will do a free estmate also.
I know that this "Friend" may be insulted, but it's not the money but the prinicpal is also as important.
- I is a good thing you found it be for a fire.
You know it may sound funny but there are church out there that can help. I do not know where you are at. But here we have a place call 211 and it is like a hot line,
I heard of it when IKE came in but they help with all thing you may get some help.
There is a lot out there for kids.
I is hard to thing of going to but this is what they are really there for. When thing come up.
Wish you luck.
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