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#116285 - 03/26/04 04:41 AM When it Rains
electure Offline

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Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4226
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
They say "Water and Electricity don't mix".



Some of us think this isn't true



They mix all too well



What's happened - Will happen - here?


Images courtesy of Joe Tedesco

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#116286 - 03/26/04 08:04 AM Re: When it Rains
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Registered: 08/19/02
Posts: 1685
Loc: New York City
Hopefully the glass globe in Pic #2 will fall off because of the added weight before the water level reaches the lampholder....

Am I the only one who really hates these receptacles with plastic straps? They seem "chintzy" and likely to break. At least in this case it won't corrode when the device box starts filling with mud, spiderwebs, garbage and water...

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#116287 - 03/26/04 04:49 PM Re: When it Rains
CaOperator Offline
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Registered: 04/17/03
Posts: 56
Loc: Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sven, I had not noticed the plastic ears.... I can see the ground screw in the box fairly clearly, and it looks like it is vacant. With plastic ears, and no ground wire, what good is a 3 prong recep. especially outside? This appears to be far worse than merely missing a cover!

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#116288 - 04/06/04 06:08 PM Re: When it Rains
ShOcKeR Offline
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Registered: 04/06/04
Posts: 24
Loc: Hayward, Ca, USA
Ya know i have actually opened that box up and thats where i found Nemo.

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