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Shop of Cords #111311
10/30/06 09:03 PM
10/30/06 09:03 PM
electure  Offline
Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,265
Fullerton, CA USA
From Theelectrikid

Some pics of extension cords in a vintage shop, used for neon
lights and (I assume) underground pumps. All pictures taken in the
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).]

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Re: Shop of Cords #111312
10/30/06 11:01 PM
10/30/06 11:01 PM
techie  Offline
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)

Re: Shop of Cords #111313
10/30/06 11:13 PM
10/30/06 11:13 PM
Theelectrikid  Offline
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.

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



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