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#111311 - 10/30/06 05:03 PM Shop of Cords
electure Offline

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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
From Theelectrikid

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Some pics of extension cords in a vintage shop, used for neon
lights and (I assume) underground pumps. All pictures taken in the
basement.
Pic1: Six-tap in wall recept., with two extension cords and a plug-in
transformer. Yes, the transformer leads are tape-spliced.




Pic2: Found the end of the blue cord. It feeds a three-tap with one
thing plugged in. That thing is a neon sign. For some reason, and you
can just see it in the picture, they used a cheater plug on the neon
sign, for no reason. The cord isn't going anywhere, it's zip-tied
pretty good.




Pic3: Orange cord coiled in base of I-beam. It's run at the bottom of
the wall behind the black-plastic material. The cord goes to a pump in a manhole in the basement floor.






[This message has been edited by electure (edited 10-30-2006).]

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#111312 - 10/30/06 07:01 PM Re: Shop of Cords
techie Offline
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Loc: palo alto, ca usa
Looking at picture #2, it appears that there are two things plugged in.. (center and left)

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#111313 - 10/30/06 07:13 PM Re: Shop of Cords
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Loc: Levittown, PA
Hmm, you're apparently correct, I forgot to make notes with the pictures when I took them. Now that I look it does look like there's more than one neon sign there.

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#111314 - 10/31/06 01:33 PM Re: Shop of Cords
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Registered: 01/16/06
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Loc: Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Can...
Nice tape job on the transformer. (Sarcastic)
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