i wanted to start rewiring my house. i found that one of the ring ckts feeds hall/bed 1/bed 2 and a socket in the kitchen
using continuity testing and live voltage metering i split the ring in the kitchen and found what i thought was the leg back to the cu - great so split into 2 radials. i also found the other leg of the ring at the kitchen socket and disconnected it.
then split (temporarily) into 2 16a radials so i can start rewiring the bedrooms without affecting the kitchen. however the martindale socket tester shows everything is okay in the kitchen but as soon as i plug an appliance in the rcd at the cu trips. the other radial at the bedrooms seems fine. i don't even have to switch the appliances on before the rcd trips.
hopefully this makes sense? can anyone comment please???