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#64408 - 04/07/06 08:21 AM Source for different cover plates
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Registered: 12/06/04
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Loc: Palm Bay FL USA
I was surfing around and ran across this site. They make some interesting cover plates. I particularly took notice of the combination plates that are made for both Decora and traditional duplex outlets and switches in the same plate. I am not affiliated with this site in any way. I just thought that it may be of interest to some.
Hear's the URL http://www.arnev.com/

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#64409 - 04/07/06 01:23 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Hmm, there are a few neat looking ones there.. I really like that note at the bottom--> " Is your outlet on the other side??? just flip it over."
Priceless!!

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#64410 - 04/07/06 02:52 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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Registered: 04/30/04
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Loc: Los Angeles, CA
They musta gotten a lot of call ins saying something like "I thought I ordered a plate with the receptacle outlet on the right, but the one I received is on the left. Can I exchange it?"

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#64411 - 04/07/06 04:35 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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Looks like a lot of Mulberry Metals items. They are in Union, NJ, as I previously posted for a 4 gang FS cover for someone. I used to see a lot of wierd combo plates that were special orders; tog/recept/tog; duplex/single/toggle/single; block/duplex/tog/single/block, etc.

Mulberry would 'special' anything you could possibly come up with. Materials from base tin, to solid (real) brass; stainless, all grades, mag & non-mag; plastic; wood; lexan
and a ton of 'decorator' finishes.

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#64412 - 04/09/06 01:19 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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Loc: Grayslake IL, USA
Garvin: http://www.electrical-supply.net/customMan.asp

Custom colors too: http://www.electrical-supply.net/customColors.asp

If it wasn't for a cost factor and grounding issue I think it would be cool for a company to use the same color boxes. I'd like the cridical blue 1900's.

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#64413 - 04/09/06 06:42 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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How do you feel about plastic. The Carlon boxes are about that color blue.
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#64414 - 04/09/06 09:11 PM Re: Source for different cover plates
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No indoor plastic here. All steel and EMT. Some outside has to be RMC. If we had the truck stocked with plastic & NM we would probibly save some weight and gas.

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