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#121613 - 08/02/05 08:47 AM Outside Receptacle
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It took me a few minutes to figure out what was done here.

It appears that they wanted to 'tap off' an existing receptacle in the brick wall to serve something else, such as a sprinkler timer. Hence the "Bell" extension ring and the PVC.

Then I guess they figured there was no need to either bring the receptacle out fron the wall, or use any kind of cover plate.

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#121614 - 08/02/05 10:09 AM Re: Outside Receptacle
mxslick Offline

Registered: 10/24/04
Posts: 785
Loc: Atomic City, ID USA
Gotta love the fact they left the tag on the cord:

"Warning: Extension cords can be hazardous."
Stupid should be painful.

#121615 - 08/02/05 06:01 PM Re: Outside Receptacle
Celtic Offline

Registered: 02/26/05
Posts: 367
Loc: NJ
Isn't that the new HD approved "in-use" cover?
~~ CELTIC ~~
...-= NJ =-...

#121616 - 08/02/05 06:23 PM Re: Outside Receptacle
ShockMe77 Offline

Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 823
Loc: Rahway, New Jersey
Put a lil' duct tape around that thing and you're good to go.


#121617 - 08/03/05 12:04 PM Re: Outside Receptacle
screwi Offline

Registered: 05/27/05
Posts: 16
Loc: Liverpool,England,UK
damn it - dont you guys have silicon sealant over there - that would make a loverly cover up

#121618 - 08/03/05 02:29 PM Re: Outside Receptacle
BigJohn Offline

Registered: 03/06/04
Posts: 352
Loc: Boston, MA
It needs a new label:
Warning: DIYers/jacklegs can be hazardous



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