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Wire Nuts is a new podcast for electricians, construction professionals, and curious outsiders to see what goes in the world of three young sparkies from New England. Hosted by a rotating cast consisting of Nate, Pete, Alex, and Greg, four young electricians with unique takes and experiences in the construction trades as apprentices and professionals. Just for fun, lighthearted banter, tool talk, shit talking, and topical discussion. Enjoy! Follow us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast

Wire Nuts is a new podcast for electricians, construction professionals, and curious outsiders to see what goes in the world of three young sparkies from New England. Hosted by a rotating cast consisting of Nate, Pete, Alex, and Greg, four young electricians with unique takes and experiences in the construction trades as apprentices and professionals. Just for fun, lighthearted banter, tool talk, shit talking, and topical discussion. Enjoy! Follow us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast
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Wire Nuts is a new podcast for electricians, construction professionals, and curious outsiders to see what goes in the world of three young sparkies from New England. Hosted by a rotating cast consisting of Nate, Pete, Alex, and Greg, four young electricians with unique takes and experiences in the construction trades as apprentices and professionals. Just for fun, lighthearted banter, tool talk, shit talking, and topical discussion. Enjoy! Follow us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast

Language:

English


Episodes

The Return of Pete

12/2/2019
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Pete's back, and he's ready to talk smack. Support the show

Duration:02:03:14

The Origin of Aw

11/26/2019
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Greg and Pete tell the stories behind some of their inside jokes, as well as discuss listener-contributed topics. Support the show

Duration:01:28:38

Modest Izzi with Izzi

11/5/2019
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This week we talk bad contractors, code violations, running jobs and more with a special guest. We're joined by foreman, career electrician, sidework slut, Monsoire Izzi, who we've mentioned many times on this podcast before. Follow us and leave feedback on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Email and Paypal @WireNutsPodcast@gmail.com Patreon.com/WireNuts Support the show

Duration:02:45:59

Marvel-Ous

10/29/2019
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Marvel? DC? No...These linesmans are from Japan by way of Australia. In this installment of Wire Nuts, we re-center the show's focus, we're talking the inside scoop (kind of)..It's Wire Nuts by the numbers. Find us on Instagram @WireNutsPodcast Paypal WireNutsPodcast@gmail.com Patreon.com/Wirenuts Support the show

Duration:02:24:38

Stop, Collaborate and Listen

10/22/2019
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Welcome back everyone. In this installment of WNP, we are joined by Mike, who you may remember from the episode "Fuck Your Pizza Party." In this episode Mike, who lives a flashy lifestyle, keeps trying to put us down while we discuss the gamut of blue collar talking points: tools, instagram, beer, and job site behavior. We also talk at length about homeowners and how they should approach electrical work and electrical contractors. As always, find us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us...

Duration:02:41:45

Not The Electrical Episode

10/15/2019
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In this installment, Greg and Nate fail to discuss anything having to do with electrical work... As always, find us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or email us at wirenutspodcast@gmail.com to receive stickers and chop it up with us (Greg and Nate). Support the show by becoming a patron: Patreon.com/wirenuts Or support us directly through...

Duration:02:40:02

You Can’t Win Them All

10/8/2019
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In this episode we float around a myriad of topics. Thanks for your patience! We have a special guest planned for next week. As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or email us at wirenutspodcast@gmail.com to receive stickers and chop it up with us (Greg and Nate). Support the show by becoming a patron: Patreon.com/wirenuts Or support us directly through...

Duration:02:28:10

The Shoemaker Special

10/1/2019
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In this week's episode we shout out some of our favorite IG electrical pages, especially Stellman Electric in NYC. We also talk tools, some developments of the podcast among other things. Tune in for the full story. Music: Paul Wall - Sittin’ Sideways Big KRIT - Country Rap Tunes Big KRIT - Highs and Lows Big KRIT - Something Right We own none of this music. It belongs to its respective owners. Thank you for listening! Enjoy. Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review...

Duration:03:22:49

Bonus: Bobby Black da Hack Theme Song

9/29/2019
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As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or email us at wirenutspodcast@gmail.com to receive stickers and chop it up with us (Greg and Nate). Support the show by becoming a patron: Patreon.com/wirenuts Or support us directly through PayPal: Wirenutspodcast@gmail.com Thank you everyone for the support! Support the show

Duration:00:02:41

Getting Spun with Fred

9/24/2019
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This week we're joined by Fred, an IBEW-affiliated master electrician who specializes in controls and has an extensive background in the trade, from high-end residential to large-scale commercial projects. We cover a wide range of topics including self-employment, the labor movement, union politics, brotherhood/sisterhood in the union, practices in and out of the union, hackery, and much more. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review on Apple Podcasts, and send us a message on...

Duration:03:34:36

F*ck Your Pizza Party! (with Mike)

9/17/2019
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We have a great guest, Mike, formerly an IBEW affiliated electrician, sit down with us (by force), and discuss a plethora of topics, including pay, tools, union shops vs merit shops, tips for surviving on a job site, getting to know other trades on site, and many other things. We also make a special announcement regarding a Bobby Black and Local Nonunion Collab. We hope you enjoy it! As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it...

Duration:02:19:48

Don't Get Whacked Bein' a Hack

9/10/2019
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Greg and Nate run the gamut, chatting about social media etiquette, tools, boots, and a long conversation on hackery. We've all been there. Doing something we don't want to do with a crummy boss who demands everything be done cheap. Or cutting a corner to save time on a weekend job when the supply houses are closed, and "getting it done." We've all done it, but who will admit to it? We confess our sins and air out some dirty laundry. We hope you enjoy it! Leave us a rating on Apple...

Duration:01:56:17

An Ode to the Tools Part 1?

9/3/2019
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In this episode we discuss a huge part of our industry: tools. Hand tools, power tools, and specialty tools like punch sets, we go from worst to best in the hand tools offering, and where Harbor Freight fits into the Side Work game for guys or gals wanting to get into that. Follow us on Instagram! @WireNutsPodcast As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or...

Duration:01:33:04

Bonus: Making "The Apprentice Blues"

8/20/2019
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This is some bonus audio of Nate trying to find a tune to make the intro song to episode 5, which we called "The Apprentice Blues." Enjoy. Follow us and submit feedback and comments on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Thanks for listening! Support the show

Duration:00:05:18

Don’t Be Shop Rocket

8/20/2019
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Greg and Nate field topics from Instagram user hugheschrisopher88 and other apprentice related questions like "What makes a good apprentice?" Featuring original music performed by Nate called "The Apprentice Blues." Enjoy! Follow us and submit feedback and comments on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Thanks for listening! As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or...

Duration:01:07:54

I Threw My Apprentice's Tools in the Trash

8/12/2019
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Nate and Greg catch up on the shenanigans on Nate's current jobsite, and he tells stories about his green apprentices showing up with sub-par tools. We help apprentices line up their priorities as far as what hand tools to buy, and what to avoid spending too much money on. Enjoy this episode and our others! Follow us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the...

Duration:01:43:39

I Went to College But I Became an Electrician Anyway

8/9/2019
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Greg and Pete share personal anecdotes of attending both college and trade schools, as apprentice electricians and traditional academics, and the pros and cons of both those experiences. We also discuss safety and give our own experiences with safety culture of both extremes - those who respect it and those who don't. Lastly, we give advice we wish we had been given as apprentices, or to anyone who is new to the electrical trade. Thanks for listening and enjoy. DM us with topics or feedback...

Duration:01:13:11

Preview to Episode 3

8/5/2019
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In this short teaser to episode 3, I go through what topics we will cover Wednesday and speak briefly about the podcast. As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or email us at wirenutspodcast@gmail.com to receive stickers and chop it up with us (Greg and Nate). Support the show by becoming a patron: Patreon.com/wirenuts Or support us directly through...

Duration:00:16:51

Greg and Pete Talk Smack

7/20/2019
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We're joined by Pete to discuss how electricians and other tradespeople give away their time and energy on social media to tool companies, how unrealistic expectations are created by social media, the labor shortage, theory illiteracy among electricians, among other things. Enjoy. Submit topic ideas to us via DM and if we use them we'll give you a shout out! Connect with us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Thanks for listening! As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate...

Duration:00:59:12

Wire Nuts - An Introduction

4/15/2019
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Welcome to Wire Nuts - a new podcast geared towards the electrical trade, as told through the hearts and minds of three young bucks making their bones in the industry as professionals. As always, message us on Instagram: @WireNutsPodcast Rate us and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, it helps others find us. Share the Podcast on IG or FB and DM us and/or email us at wirenutspodcast@gmail.com to receive stickers and chop it up with us (Greg and Nate). Support the show by becoming a...

Duration:01:29:35