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The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From The Tree

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Zack Magee, Apr 11, 2010.

  1. Zack Magee

    Zack Magee Post-and-Run Geek

    I screwed up today :/

    I turn the sprinkler system on every other day, because we're all too lazy to configure the timer. So, its on for 30 seconds, and it shut off. I go downstairs and notice the sprinkler control panel's fuse was blown. I replace it with the spare, screen comes back on, everythings cool. I hit start for the zone, and the fuse blows, then the outlet explodes. I shut off the circuit breaker.


  2. TimW

    TimW MajorGeeks Administrator - Jedi Malware Expert Staff Member

    You got a short circuit somewhere.....could be a mouse ate the insulation off some wires. Been there.

    Not sure why you think it is your fault, unless you replaced the fuse with a strip of aluminum foil. :major
  3. hrlow2

    hrlow2 MajorGeek

    Better than a small piece of copper tubing.
  4. darlene1029

    darlene1029 A Grand Lady- R.I.P. 06/06/2012

    Yeah, what Tim said, not your fault.

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