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#3580 - 08/22/01 08:00 PM Old, but not old enough.  
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What's the "key" in keyless lamp holder?


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#3581 - 08/22/01 08:04 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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The pull chain switch, youngun' [Linked Image]


#3582 - 08/22/01 08:31 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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[Linked Image] but it's 'keyless' as opposed to 'keyed' , so why is there no 'keyed' lampholders , or non-pullchain lampholders?? [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by sparky (edited 08-22-2001).]


#3583 - 08/22/01 09:45 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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>why is there no 'keyed' lampholder
But there are... they have a little "key" that turn half a revolution to switch.


#3584 - 08/22/01 09:51 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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So does one call an electrician or a locksmith?

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#3585 - 08/22/01 10:19 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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Shall we try for a deadpan on the deadvolt?
I must be tired.


I recently learned the area of 1 barn. I definitely couldn't hit it. Believe me, you wouldn't want AWG and kcmil replaced with barns.


#3586 - 08/22/01 10:50 PM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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There's also the keyless receptacle that has a recp in addition to the lampholder. Why don't they call it a receptacle-lampholder?
Some guys here just call them porcelains. It sounds quite silly to hear somebody ordering a plastic porcelain.


#3587 - 08/23/01 09:53 AM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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What the heck is "urea" anyway... (Yech!)

My High School biology class has convinced me to only buy porcelain ones...


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#3588 - 08/23/01 10:32 AM Re: Old, but not old enough.  
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If you pick up an old porcelain pull chain one, and look directly at the socket, where the pc chain comes through the porcelain looks something like a keyslot for an old skeleton key door latch. Thus the "keyed" part. Of course, remove the keyslot, and you have...

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