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#111200 - 09/14/06 01:05 PM Zip cord as permanent wiring
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While we've all seen garage doors powered by extension cords, I think this guy added a few flourishes of his own.

First, the flying connection:



Then there is the artful transition to the wall:



Finally, there is the power source:



(The yellow cord belongs to the carpenter working on this fire re-model)
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#111201 - 09/14/06 01:09 PM Re: Zip cord as permanent wiring
LarryC Offline
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The yellow cord belongs to the carpenter working on this fire re-model.


Please don't tell me "electrical wiring" was the cause of the fire.

Larry
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#111202 - 09/14/06 02:13 PM Re: Zip cord as permanent wiring
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Thanks, Larry; I should have been more explicit.

The fire was caused by a pan of cooking oil being left unattended on the range. The fire damage was limited to the kitchen / dining area.
Three cheers for solid brick interior walls!
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#111203 - 09/14/06 11:03 PM Re: Zip cord as permanent wiring
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That reaks. Think of the voltage drop there. Also, NO GROUND! That is definately not how this should be done.
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