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#111204 - 09/21/06 11:42 PM Gotta' love it!  
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#111205 - 09/22/06 08:09 AM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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HCE727,where does the wires in the first & second pic lead?


#111206 - 09/22/06 12:21 PM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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What would make this really funny is if the recpt in the first photo was being fed by the cord.?

Horrible. Even on my worst 'I need power here now' day I wouldn't do this.

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#111207 - 09/22/06 01:24 PM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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RSmike,
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What would make this really funny is if the recpt in the first photo was being fed by the cord.?

How do you know it doesn't?.
Power might go into the recept through the bottom plug and come out through the top socket.
But boy, would you have to be really messed up to do it like that.
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#111208 - 09/22/06 03:51 PM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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In the first pic, the cord powers a light in a stairway. The second pic is a 240v line coming from the panel, on the left.


Hank

#111209 - 09/23/06 12:54 AM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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Some people will do anything not to call a pro.


#111210 - 09/23/06 04:06 PM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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Whoever used the extra-deep plaster ring as a box must really wonder what devices fit into the shallower ones!


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#111211 - 09/25/06 01:08 AM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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that looks like an old vacuum cleaner cord in the first pic.


#111212 - 10/29/06 11:34 AM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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That NEMA 1-15 receptacle looks fairly new....where and when was this pic taken?


#111213 - 11/09/06 07:39 PM Re: Gotta' love it!  
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There IS no love for that.

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