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#117547 - 06/24/04 03:12 AM Duct-Tape King strikes again....  
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Just curious what the point of tape here wasin the first place... If they'd used foil tape, they might've kept ground continuity...

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#117548 - 06/24/04 03:30 AM Re: Duct-Tape King strikes again....  
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The point of the tape is to keep out the rain silly! Otherwise it leaks out of the panel on to the floor........

Now, we all know the reason this hasn't been properly been taken care of.... It still works!


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#117549 - 06/24/04 12:07 PM Re: Duct-Tape King strikes again....  
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