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#115646 - 11/23/03 08:18 AM A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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Has anbody ever used any of these? It is made of Brass.





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#115647 - 11/23/03 08:46 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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Is that 2-sided?

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#115648 - 11/23/03 08:53 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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I have never used one or seen one.

My guess is that is made for an old in floor duct system like Walker duct.

Is that what it is Roger?

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#115649 - 11/23/03 09:38 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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I'd agree it looks like a floor monument, but I've sure never seen one like this! Is it old?

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#115650 - 11/23/03 09:40 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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Bill yes it is, here is the other side.



Bob, I don't know. They were mounted on 3/4" ridgid stub ups under tables, these stubs terminated in receptacles in adjacent walls.

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#115651 - 11/23/03 09:58 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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One up and one down


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#115652 - 11/23/03 01:59 PM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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Bill, LOL I wasn't going to bring that up.

Electure, I'm not sure, it came out of a university renovation project. The building (part of which was a lab area) was probably 50 - 60 years old but the devices are grounded type and parts of the building had been renovated in the last 20 - 30 years.

Roger

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#115653 - 11/23/03 02:45 PM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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One up and one down


DARN! we are never going to solve the which way up problem.

They where just as confused 50 or 60 years ago.
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#115654 - 11/24/03 09:34 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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FLASHBACK!!!

Elementary school library...

"Stop kicking them!"

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#115655 - 11/24/03 09:50 AM Re: A Different type of Duplex Receptacle
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Roger,

I wonder if one-up and one-down was done purposely.

From the first pictures posted I could tell the ground was up in the top picture and down in the second picture. Funny what details we notice, eh?


Bill

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