Macdonald Edinburgh Electrical
- Member since Jun 2014
- 87 feedback comments, 99% positive
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Many thanks to David Macdonald
It was a treat to open the garage door last night and have the lights just where I needed them for safe passage through the junk.
What I appreciate most about your work is that you did your best to make it suit our needs exactly. And you are sharply conscious of working within the time frame you committed to the job.
Often electrical installers have to fit in with other trades. If all tradesmen keep to time you can save a lot of agro when arranging a successful alteration.
David and Craig communicate superbly. I am taken by the way David has his van set up so he doesn't miss calls. His van computer setup is unique and reduces office time allowing clerical issues to be dealt with on the spot, eg aspects of fire alarm certification.
David's wiring design has finesse and I value what his team has done in my shed. The wiring is beautifully hidden and the straight conduit to switches and sockets looks a lot tidier than a mass of conduit bends. That 25mm cable pulling was not easy either, and David managed a tidy hole through the immensely strong concrete floor. The fuse board now looks more professional at the house.
Your price was fair and did not leap drastically for the extras beyond the original quote.
tuvu2 - 13th Mar, 2018 Positive feedback
Electric shower not working Electrical
Very helpful and kept me updated with developments and various options to sort the problem.
daze_22 - 6th Mar, 2018 Positive feedback
Burnt out electric shower switch Electrical
Very happy with the service. The response to my message was very quick, and the problem was dealt with and fixed the same morning. Friendly and professional
eva_770 - 26th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Electrical sockets put in Electrical
The guys came on time, were polite, completed the job to a good standard and cleaned up afterwards. Would recommend
comelybankflat - 13th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Issue with fuseboard tripping Electrical
David came out very quickly and did a great job of identifying and fixing our issue. Very pleasant to deal with and even helped out with another minor issue while at our house. Clear and transparent update on work required/ costs throughout. Will definitely use in the future for any electrical issues and would not hesitate to recommend.
ronnie_53 - 9th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Install Sockets, wiring, etc. Electrical
Work completed on time and to a high standard. David was very helpful and courteous. Would highly recommend. Sterling job guys, thanks very much.
bigeye - 8th Feb, 2018 Positive feedback
Install a bathroom extractor fan Electrical
Job cancelled because of building regulations.
johndlock - 1st Feb, 2018 Neutral feedback
Macdonald Edinburgh Electrical's reply:
Hello mr lock,
Thank you very much for feedback.
David, carried out the site visit to provide you with a quotation to carry out the works to install new mechanical ventilation in your rental property.david was concerned that the exterior wall could not be cored due to its construction (pre stressed concrete panels) after speaking to Edinburgh city council (building control)
They informed us not to commence the works as it would breach current building regulations.
David then suggested that we could install the a new fan into the bathroom double glazed window. We contacted several double glazing companies in Edinburgh to gather information and quotes on how much this would cost to get the necessary works carried out.
When we provided you with the costs for the works to be carried out, you decided that it was not a option you wanted to take at this time,as it was more money than you were willing to spend.
We look forward to assisting/ working with you in the future.
Many thanks and best regards
Macdonald Edinburgh electrical services ltd
MacDonald Edinburgh Electrical were brilliant. We needed a job done fairly quickly and they worked hard to fit us in. They talked us through all of the options clearly, were really friendly and did a brilliant job for a good price. We'll definitely use them again.
mbg7 - 18th Jan, 2018 Positive feedback
christinamcp - 17th Jan, 2018 Waiting for feedback
Electric shower fitting Electrical
Excellent experience from start to finish. Job completed to extremely high standard and will definitely use this company again.
kim_1ala - 20th Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
Install a new Oven Electrical
mwilkie_40 - 20th Dec, 2017 Waiting for feedback
URGENT - electrician needed Electrical
stuartmcdonald11111 - 16th Dec, 2017 Waiting for feedback
install sockets, heat/smoke/co alarms Electrical
Good price, efficient, give valuable advice and most important of all, David is very professional. I am very happy with his work. Highly recommended.
gladys_78 - 13th Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
Cooker Hood installation Electrical
Very good work！Reliable company！Thanks a lot！
jason_687 - 9th Dec, 2017 Positive feedback
David was extremely efficient, professional and pleasant. He arrived at the time he said he would and got on with the job immediately. Very happy with his workmanship and expertise. I would certainly recommend him. 10 out of 10.
eldign - 13th Nov, 2017 Positive feedback
Install and repair sockets Electrical
Excellent quality of work, completed promptly and tidied up afterwards. Happy to recommend.
ab1_71 - 22nd Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
few small jobs Electrical
linc_98 - 20th Oct, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Fuseboard Change and Troubleshooting Electrical
Excellent electrician. Job was done within 48 hrs of contacting me. Tidy, efficient and professional. Highly recommended.
sjh_97 - 18th Oct, 2017 Positive feedback
Replacement of Shower Electrical
dscott_89 - 6th Sep, 2017 Waiting for feedback
fit new sockets Electrical
David responded to my job request within half an hour and arranged a time to come and have a look at it a couple days later. He arrived on time and was able to complete the job straight away, there and then. Was a clean worker and I'm really happy with the standard of his work and the reasonable price I paid. Would have no hesitation in hiring him again for any future work.
karen31_90 - 4th Sep, 2017 Positive feedback
2 Live wires on wall Electrical
charkomangus - 30th Aug, 2017 Waiting for feedback
electric shower not working Electrical
Sorted the problem very quickly. Thank you!
lynsays - 23rd Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
Various electrical jobs around house Electrical
Excellent job done by the lads. Had various things needing done and they were competed quickly and to a high standard, with no mess left after. Will be hiring again soon when we're ready to go ahead with more electrical work. Would definitely recommend
user_22e5 - 18th Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
Very happy with David's work, he was honest in diagnosing an issue we had as far simpler than we had first worried, and came back to fix a small issue which cropped up after his first visit. Highly recommended.
simonlogan - 17th Aug, 2017 Positive feedback
Hall spotlight replacement fittings Electrical
sarahg3 - 3rd Jul, 2017 Waiting for feedback
marie_585 - 28th Jun, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Very good and professional who completed the job quickly.
mrolland59548 - 23rd Jun, 2017 Positive feedback
A switch for a shower burnt just now etc... Electrical
Happy with the result. We will hire him again!
pooley_17 - 15th Jun, 2017 Positive feedback
Phone line replacement Electrical
Visited me for a quote and done it there and then , great price , highly recommend
jackie_j_83 - 22nd May, 2017 Positive feedback
new sockets and tv antenna Electrical
charo_30 - 20th Feb, 2017 Waiting for feedback
Doorbell not working Electrical
Grand job replacing a broken doorbell, many thanks.
richhall_62 - 16th Feb, 2017 Positive feedback
Fit ceiling lamp in kitchen with scaffolding Electrical
pencaitland_75 - 27th Dec, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Install cooker and fit electric shower Electrical
Good service and will be using again.
calum_14 - 19th Dec, 2016 Positive feedback
Power Tripping due to Electric Shower Electrical
Easy to communicate with and quickly fixed the problem with my shower. Would recommend and use again!
lynseydoherty9 - 13th Dec, 2016 Positive feedback
Electric storage heater Electrical
aga_79 - 29th Nov, 2016 Waiting for feedback
St Albans road - electric to garage Electrical
Tidy and efficient job !
fiona_lynch - 22nd Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Hard wired appliance Electrical
Delighted with the job carried out and the price charged. Would certainly use again.
gilliec - 14th Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Electrical Test for Flat Electrical
David arrived promptly and carried out the work efficiently. A pleasant helpful man. I would use again.
mmq - 8th Nov, 2016 Positive feedback
Very efficient service, good contact throughout and a clean and tidy job done. Overall very pleased.
lee_629 - 31st Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Contacted me quickly to quote. Arrived on time and did the job quickly and cleanly. thanks.
suzannesmith - 30th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Everything from the response to the communication to the completion of the job was conducted very professionally. I would definitely recommend.
creepy_27 - 29th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Extractor fan Electrical
Very efficient and reasonably priced
grahamc_38 - 22nd Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Electrician wanted :) Electrical
Met all of our expectations with a very competitive quote. Would definitely use this company again.
annie_280 - 21st Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Great pricing. Quick. Easy to deal with.
danielles_70 - 20th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
some outlets have stopped working Electrical
David was quick and thorough with post-repair testing. I'd gladly hire him again.
benb_29 - 19th Oct, 2016 Positive feedback
Replace Fusebox Electrical
Fast efficient service from first contact to completion and a good price too. The home visit to provide the quote inspired confidence that the job would be well executed.
On the day, David arrived punctually, performed the work and tidied up around him. Everything was tested and labelled. I didn't expect the labels.
Macdonald Edinburgh exceeded this customers expectations.
I would use Macdonald Edinburgh again and have no hesitation in recommending Macdonald Edinburgh to others.
neddyseagoon - 14th Sep, 2016 Positive feedback
He finished the job perfectly. Exactly what he agreed to do on the quotation and also extra plaster work to make the finishing look nice.
jing_86 - 4th Aug, 2016 Positive feedback
Install new electric fittings GU10 Electrical
All good comments for David.
- He quoted me best and competitive price
- Stick with the price decided before the work
- Completed the work to a great standard. It couldn't be better than that.
- Very Hard working and finished the job in one day
- He knows his job very well and advise what's best
- And cleaned the carpet after he finished the work
- Will always consider him in future
Thank you David. Good work. All the best.
vish_27 - 2nd Aug, 2016 Positive feedback
Re-wire of flat Electrical
David was friendly and efficient. He provided a fair and detailed quote and completed the work within the timescales agreed. I would recommend him to others and would hire him again.
karen_n7o - 29th Jul, 2016 Positive feedback
Excellent worker, came the next day completed the job so I asked him to do
Some more work which he did. Would definately recommend David and his price was very reasonable.
carol_145 - 7th Jul, 2016 Positive feedback
Landlord's EICR & PAT tests, Penicuik Electrical
David responded quickly to the job I posted on 'My Builder' for EICR/PAT tests, and was able to undertake the work within 2 days. I was happy with the work and the price was reasonable. I would recommend him 😀
l_thomson_76 - 12th Jun, 2016 Positive feedback
Electricity Certificate Electrical
David completed a EICR report for my property and replaced a faulty socket. Job completed quickly and professionally. Would recommend for any further jobs.
rob_326 - 19th May, 2016 Positive feedback
Repair Table Lamp Electrical
Did reasonable job .He fitted makeshift dimmer switch
sausage67 - 9th May, 2016 Neutral feedback
Burnt wire in shower pull cord switch Electrical
After posting my job and inviting David to apply, he contacted me within minutes. We discussed the job and he arrived, as agreed, a couple of hours later. The job was done in no time to a high quality and for a reasonable price. Highly recommended.
andrewbradley_75 - 2nd May, 2016 Positive feedback
David did the EICR efficiently and at a good price. During this he discovered several faults with the new fuse board installed only 2 years ago, one of them potentially dangerous, and fixed these quickly and again at a very reasonable price. Most impressed with this and the way he e-mailed all the necessary documents to me on the spot.
hopetoun - 27th Apr, 2016 Positive feedback
Hard wiring heat and smoke alarms Electrical
David did a great job installing two smoke alarms and a heat alarm in my property. Gave advice on the best place to install and how to keep all wiring out of sight - work is very neat as a result. Worked very efficiently, and tidied up as they went along. Would be happy to recommend.
user_ga6 - 13th Apr, 2016 Positive feedback
Great job David and you delivered all the work to a high standard within the timescale quoted. Cheers
ralph_95 - 10th Apr, 2016 Positive feedback
full house rewire Electrical
vetted_trades_77 - 7th Apr, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Remove electric storage heater and replace Electrical
sam123_63 - 29th Mar, 2016 Waiting for feedback
Installing 22 Spotlights in Ceiling Electrical
Fantastic. Really nice guys, they were quick, professional, tidy and friendly and the spotlights look stunning. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend. Thanks David!
charli3 - 24th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Install plug socket in attic Electrical
David, installed a plug in my attic. He quoted a fair price and communicate well when he could arrive and how long he would take. The job was finished to a high standard.
jencairney - 17th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
New single oven connected Electrical
Thank you David, brilliant service posted job last night, job completed by 9.15 this morning, turned up on time 👍🏻 very professional . Removed old oven and packaging. Would recommend.
bev51x - 15th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Check Electrics in 2 bed flat and fit alarms Electrical
Great! Arrived on time, did everything requested with the minimum of fuss and no mess. Installed 2 smoke & 1 heat alarms, replaced fuse-board, EICR and PAT testing.
robertamclow - 15th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Fitting new cluster lights in lounge Electrical
Very professional and efficient service. Would use again.
thomas_455 - 15th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Electric cooker needs wired into the mains Electrical
Excellent job. Very well done. Quick and efficient. Can recommend.
loobylou238 - 12th Mar, 2016 Positive feedback
Electrics for garage conversion Electrical
David did a really fantastic job for me with the electrics for my kids playroom (formerly a garage). He also took on some extra sockets and an outside light and delivered all the work over two visits.
Fantastic, absolutely five stars!
robbo_edinburgh - 13th Feb, 2016 Positive feedback
Electric shower cord refix Electrical
David was professional on the phone and he gave a quote fairly quickly. I decided to hire him because I thought of the 3 people I spoke with he gave the fairest quote for the job.
On the day of the job David contacted me as soon as he realised he might be arriving late. I was pleased that he took the time to get in touch rather than leave me to wonder and perhaps chase him on the phone.
The work was carried out smoothly and David listened to my concerns and finished the job to my satisfaction.
I would work with this electrician again and I would certainly recommend him.
adenekan - 21st Aug, 2015 Positive feedback
David did a great job supplying & installing our new fusebox, lights and shower extractor fan. He was very pleasant and personable. Proper invoices and safety certificate were provided promptly. He worked late to complete the job and made sure he had tidied up after himself. He accidentally damaged the extractor vent (something we might not have even noticed) but let us know and came back with a replacement a few days later.
Would certainly hire again in the future.
paulvbarrett - 29th Jun, 2015 Positive feedback
New fuse box, removing/adding lights Electrical
David is very professional and helpful. He works to find solutions and worked within my budget. I particularly liked that he used initiative and put forward suggestions for things I hadn't considered. For example, I was originally moving sockets to get a wall plastered and hadn't thought as far as TV points, but he thought it all through and kept me right to avoid duplicate work later on. I have used him three times now and would use him again. I've also recommended him to others.
miniedinhouse - 8th May, 2015 Positive feedback
To fit spot lights into the hallway ceiling Electrical
David arrived promptly and completed the work quickly and quietly with no fuss. I am very happy with the completed job. My hallway has been transformed into a bright and welcoming space. I would highly recommend and hire David again. Many thanks. Aisha
bella3 - 1st May, 2015 Positive feedback
security light Electrical
Top rate tradesmen completed work no problem very satisfied would definitely hire David Macdonald again!
david4 - 23rd Mar, 2015 Positive feedback
Cooker installation Electrical
deanscivil - 2nd Mar, 2015 Waiting for feedback
Kitchen Lights and new fuse box Electrical
Prompt, friendly, neat and professional!
user_1r9r - 28th Feb, 2015 Positive feedback
Did work quickly and to good standard
ljkb1978 - 23rd Feb, 2015 Positive feedback
Light transformers Electrical
David was very professional, providing us with options for the work to be done and coming up with an LED solution that suited us better. He arrived on time and worked quickly & efficiently, making minimal mess and, having performed his tests, he provided us with a view of what else might need to be attended to in the future. We hope to use him for our next electrical job.
john_sheila - 4th Feb, 2015 Positive feedback
Shop Sign Lighting external fitting Electrical
Excellent service, Good price and Professional Results. Would definitely use again. Keep up the good work!
renewit - 27th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Fuse box replacement Electrical
We engaged David to rewire, relocate our fusebox, instal new light switches and wall sockets and put ceiling lights into our bathroom. David was very professional throughout and the initial quote he provided in writing was very reasonable. The job took much longer that expected due to problems David found along the way but it was all finished in time to allow other works to commence. David was friendly, knowledgeable and approachable and explained what he was doing along the way. A very hardworking young man who deserves to do very well in his new business venture. We are bringing him back to do a kitchen rewire in a few months time and we have no hesitation in recommending him as an excellent electrician.
reynard_22 - 27th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Fitting seven pendant lights Electrical
Squeezed us into a busy day, did great job, nice guy, good value.
katyh_44 - 24th Jan, 2015 Positive feedback
Put new light in showerroom Electrical
Good electrician. Nice polite person. Quoted a reasonable price. Turned up promptly and did a good job! Thanks very much! Would work with again!
alexaw - 12th Nov, 2014 Positive feedback
Landlords EICR Report Electrical
Hired to carry out an EICR through myBuilder in September as a landlord. I originally tried to arrange a date and time for the appointment but David asked for my tenant's details to arrange direct with them. Fair enough. Two appointments arranged with the tenant, two missed appointments followed with no explanation. I followed up with David myself but received no response. I hired a different electrician.
bishopd - 2nd Nov, 2014 Negative feedback
Macdonald Edinburgh Electrical's reply:
MEE Limited is sorry about this situation, think there was a breakdown in communication. I arranged a date with Amanda (the client). I had Amanda booked in, she text me to cancel something had came up, i then arranged it for another day, i was busy on that day but i was trying to squeeze her in. I had to call Amanda and explain that i was held up that i would not make it. At the time i called her, to cancel i was on site, so told her id contact her latter to rearrange. Due to the increase in work and phone calls it slipped my mind. However you or the tenant Amanda never contacted me to remind me.
Macdonald Edinburgh Electrical Limited apologizes for the inconvenience.
gosia_28 - 2nd Nov, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Switches and outside power points Electrical
good solid job, tidied up after wards and checked requirements before finishing - recommended
gmcgd - 27th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
Light fitting and new socket required Electrical
Excellent work carried out by David, he fitted new sockets, lights and down lighters for us. Arrived when he said he would, worked around and with other tradesman we had in and completed the job to a very high standard would highly recommend him and will definitely use his service again.
betty72 - 20th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
spotlights, cooker hood, sockets Electrical
I cannot recommend David highly enough.
He is an excellent electrician and he is a hard worker- he completed everything I asked and more with a no nonsense approach, he used his initiative and came up with solutions to problems and he also corrected issues that he noticed as he went. He worked all day to compete the job and everything he worked on looks great and works perfectly.
I would not hesitate to recommend him to friends and family.
I wish him all the best in his new company, he deserves to be very successful.
Thank you David
mairi_mc - 9th Oct, 2014 Positive feedback
installation of outdoor lights Electrical
james_784 - 8th Oct, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Lighting Problem Electrical
Excellent job done. Very nice person. Would recommend to anyone.
user_20ek - 30th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Install spotlights in flat. Electrical
Job completed as expected.
jandhproperty - 23rd Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Plug socket moved Electrical
I would hire David again, prompt, efficient and good at his job, would recommend him to anyone.
lizziem_83 - 18th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
David came out this morning to complete some urgent electrical work for me. Very polite and straight to work. Completed work to a very high standard and also fixed another simple matter for me before he left. Very professional and knowledgeable and would not hesitate to hire again for more work
gillian_c - 11th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
lynseymac - 11th Sep, 2014 Waiting for feedback
electric hob installation etc Electrical
Routine job but additional work required. Arrived on time, kept me advised of options and developments, work carried out neatly and expertly and gave advice on future requirements. Certainly would recommend and use again.
mybuilder184 - 10th Sep, 2014 Positive feedback
Replace Fuse Box with Circuit Breakers Electrical
David did a great job at a reasonable price. Would have no hesitation in recommending him for any electrical job.
craig_434 - 25th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
certificate needed.. Electrical
mkhr - 24th Aug, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Light installation Electrical
David was very professional and completed the work efficiently, to a high standard and for a reasonable price. David was very helpful and left the work site in a clean and tidy state . I am very happy with the work done and would recommend David to others. Thank you.
hannah_621 - 22nd Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
light fitting Electrical
David was meticulous and took time to ensure the job was perfect and completed to a high standard.What came across really clearly is that David is passionate about his job and is a perfectionist.i am extremely pleased with a good job completed for a very reasonable price. Thank you.
j_wright_58 - 21st Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
alex_644 - 21st Aug, 2014 Waiting for feedback
David was very professional and delivered a great service to a high level. He was very prompt at contacting us to visit and to give us a quote and starting work. He was also very flexible ensuring he came out to complete the work when it suited us. I would highly recommend his company to anyone looking for an electrician. Will definitely use his company in the future when carrying out further work at our property.
nadine_shaw - 19th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
fit lighting into garden deck Electrical
Mme was fast, friendly, knowledgeable, conscientious and helpful. I would have no hesitation in recommending this company I am very pleased with the work that was carried out.
Thanks to David (MME)
shuggy57 - 15th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Small electrical repairs Electrical
MEE came round on the same day as the job was raised and did 3 small electrical jobs. Works we're completed within a couple of hours and were tidied up afterwards. Costs were agreed upfront and final cost was as agreed.
emmamasson - 13th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Blackhall - no electricity Electrical
David responded within an hour to my request and was army property within 40 minutes of our phone call. He was very professional and helpful and I would have no hesitation in contacting him again for more work in our property.
lyns252 - 6th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Highly recommended. Did a great job and was quick to adapt as things didn't go entirely according to plan. Was thorough at explaining what needed to be done and why and was equally as thorough at completing the job.
alicethemalice - 6th Aug, 2014 Positive feedback
Small job - electic cooker installation Electrical
Great reliable service. Could some out at short notice, got job done efficiently and was reasonably priced. Would recommend and will certainly use again.
ljones_39 - 17th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Spot Lights Electrical
David has finished putting my spotlights up and they look excellent. Arrived on time if not before and worked until he had them fitted and working.
If you are looking for a quality and honest electrician, then David is your best bet. Really happy with the outcome.
apaisley - 14th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Repair of bathroom switch Electrical
Was available as soon as he was short-listed for the job. Arrived on time. Quick and efficient.
maryam_73 - 8th Jul, 2014 Positive feedback
Installing socket and replacing power plug Electrical
sascha_83 - 7th Jul, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Electric Shower fitted Electrical
miss-bayliss - 3rd Jul, 2014 Waiting for feedback
Fixing 2 wall lighting problems Electrical
Great stuff. Quick to diagnose the cause of the issues. Happy to explain what was being done and why. Advised on a couple of potential safety hazards and even added a couple of safety fittings free of charge. Seemed very knowledgeable. Highly recommended.
ajr_28 - 19th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Main ceiling light in bedroom not working. Electrical
lgerrard - 12th Jun, 2014 Waiting for feedback
New lights and tv aerial Electrical
Would recommend, have used David for a couple of jobs in our house now. Always really easier to deal with and competitive prices.
kazzal11 - 4th Jun, 2014 Positive feedback
Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Electrical
David rewired all my kitchen for me. He did a very good job. I would thoroughly recommend him to anyone. The price was very reasonable and I think he did an excellent job - I am very pleased with it. He tidied up which was good. I would definitely use him again.
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Positive Client Reference taken by MyBuilder Electrical
David put some down lights in a couple of my bedrooms. He was very reliable, did a great job and was very tidy. Would have no hesitation recommending him.
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