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#161145 - 03/30/07 04:13 PM More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms
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Lostazhell's been collecting some more!

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This is a Colt "Foursome" that I came across on Ebay. No UL, polarization or such.. but the contacts still bite decent enough so I hooked a cord to it and use it for charging cell phones on my desk smile Enjoy!

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#161185 - 03/31/07 03:35 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: electure]
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Well, you sure learn something every day! I never would have dreamed that Colt ever made electrical devices.

What next? Lampholders by Smith & Wesson?
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#161200 - 03/31/07 09:04 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: pauluk]
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So is that a set of two multi-plug taps? One for plugging into the wall and the other one for making an extension cord?

Interesting.
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#161569 - 04/04/07 10:37 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: SvenNYC]
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It seems to me that the one piece is a 4 way tap that can plug into a normal wall or other receptical. The other piece is a tabletop base specially designed for that tap, to make, in effect, a power strip.
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#161584 - 04/04/07 03:12 PM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: classicsat]
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Looks like it, It's a rather nice looking device nonetheless! I too tend to use things like this for light duty (chargers, etc). Makes me wonder though, what exactly is "Coltrock"?
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#161589 - 04/04/07 04:53 PM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: Hemingray]
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It would appear to be the substance they're made out of, probably similar to bakelite.
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#161621 - 04/05/07 06:52 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: noderaser]
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Coltrock is probably Colt's own tradename for Bakelite.

Bakelite was/is a brand, so other companies that marketed the same type of plastics would probably put their own names for it.
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#162212 - 04/14/07 03:14 PM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: SvenNYC]
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Apparently this item had a cord...

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#162244 - 04/15/07 08:14 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: e57]
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"has a cord" is fairly nice wording for that piece of copper, frayed cloth and crumbling rubber wink
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#162507 - 04/20/07 08:57 AM Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: Texas_Ranger]
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Up till a few years ago, my Dad's house had a main 60amp fused disconnect that was made by Colt.

It disappeared when the POCO side of the meter let go with a cabang and half the house went dark.

TW

never underestimate the perversity of an inanimate object.
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