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#118281 - 08/30/04 04:48 PM At the Swap Meet
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Registered: 12/24/00
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Lots of the things offered for sale at the Swap Meet might have something wrong with them.

Here's the places that they're sent to test them out.










What do you think?? A good idea, or a bad one??...S

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#118282 - 09/01/04 07:30 PM Re: At the Swap Meet
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Scott beat me to this.... this is about half mile from my house at a facility of higher education.... (Sorta)

-Randy

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#118283 - 09/06/04 07:08 AM Re: At the Swap Meet
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I tried reporting the broken outlet.
First to a guy who was wearing a shirt marked "Public Safety".
He told me it was not his job or problem, to go elsewhere, and that I obviously didn't know what Public Safety was about.

The next place I tried was the Swap Meet office. He said it was not his job or problem, that I should try "Public Safety" but he would tell his Supervisor (who's job or problem it isn't either, I'm sure).

I guess I'll try the college now. (as it still isn't fixed)

Just try and find someone that gives a crap??

Well, it's not my job or problem either, but I just can't see it going on like that.

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#118284 - 09/06/04 07:19 AM Re: At the Swap Meet
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Registered: 11/09/03
Posts: 234
Loc: Thomasville, NC USA
We have got so used to having electricity around,(just reach out and flip a switch and lights come on or just plug something in and it works) that I believe people have lost their respect for something that can and will KILL!if not properly handled.
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John

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#118285 - 10/31/04 04:16 AM Re: At the Swap Meet
electure Offline

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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
WOOPEE!! THEY FIXED IT!!

The sign was also relocated so that the plug-in-the-grass is not in use by swapper/shopper.


(Look what I bought for $6. The guy that sold them to me said he had already sold a pair of "welding gloves" that morning for $4)

10KV, and just like new. They were carried as a spare set (hence the "S")



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#118286 - 10/31/04 08:20 AM Re: At the Swap Meet
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Registered: 06/20/04
Posts: 203
Loc: Norton, Ma USA
Scott, nice find. Please have them tested before you rely on them for your safety. Did they come with a pair of leather gloves also? Rubber gloves, leather gloves, & bag for gloves at $6.00 great buy.

Al

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#118287 - 11/04/04 06:44 PM Re: At the Swap Meet
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Registered: 01/22/04
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Loc: Northern IL
Too bad they fixed that outlet. Maybe you could have tested the merchandise before you bought it.

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#118288 - 11/06/04 04:59 AM Re: At the Swap Meet
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Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
Al,

I didn't get the outers, 'cuz the guy sold them as welding gloves. ;(

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