ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Recent Posts
VFD MotorFeeders
by gfretwell. 10/17/17 10:01 PM
What do you do?
by gfretwell. 10/17/17 01:08 AM
Good ol' copper pipe in the fuse holder trick
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:16 PM
Generator Cable Sizing
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:13 PM
Another generator question
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:02 PM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
241,350 Are you busy
177,303 Re: Forum
168,928 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 61 guests, and 12 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#111311 - 10/30/06 09:03 PM Shop of Cords  
electure  Offline


Member
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,262
Fullerton, CA USA
From Theelectrikid

Quote
Some pics of extension cords in a vintage shop, used for neon
lights and (I assume) underground pumps. All pictures taken in the
basement.
Pic1: Six-tap in wall recept., with two extension cords and a plug-in
transformer. Yes, the transformer leads are tape-spliced.


[Linked Image]

Pic2: Found the end of the blue cord. It feeds a three-tap with one
thing plugged in. That thing is a neon sign. For some reason, and you
can just see it in the picture, they used a cheater plug on the neon
sign, for no reason. The cord isn't going anywhere, it's zip-tied
pretty good.


[Linked Image]

Pic3: Orange cord coiled in base of I-beam. It's run at the bottom of
the wall behind the black-plastic material. The cord goes to a pump in a manhole in the basement floor.

[Linked Image]





[This message has been edited by electure (edited 10-30-2006).]


2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#111312 - 10/30/06 11:01 PM Re: Shop of Cords  
techie  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 246
palo alto, ca usa
Looking at picture #2, it appears that there are two things plugged in.. (center and left)


#111313 - 10/30/06 11:13 PM Re: Shop of Cords  
Theelectrikid  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2004
Posts: 810
Levittown, PA
Hmm, you're apparently correct, I forgot to make notes with the pictures when I took them. Now that I look it does look like there's more than one neon sign there.

Ian A.


Is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

#111314 - 10/31/06 05:33 PM Re: Shop of Cords  
Wizzie Electric  Offline
Member
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 69
Maple Creek, Saskatchewan, Can...
Nice tape job on the transformer. (Sarcastic)


Thanks.


Member Spotlight
Vlado
Vlado
Croatia
Posts: 28
Joined: February 2011
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.011s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.7611 MB (Peak: 0.8906 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-10-18 03:51:08 UTC