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Fire Hazard #115342 10/18/03 02:45 PM
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This is in a packing company. The owner needed some persuasion to relocate this outlet

-richard

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Re: Fire Hazard #115343 10/20/03 06:06 PM
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Makes a change from duct tape, I suppose! [Linked Image]

Re: Fire Hazard #115344 10/20/03 07:00 PM
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Is this outlet inside a box that's usually filled with styrofoam peanuts?

Bill


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Re: Fire Hazard #115345 10/20/03 09:20 PM
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Yes, it was up to the outlet when I got there

Re: Fire Hazard #115346 10/21/03 12:37 AM
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For extra credit, what was plugged into the outlet:

a. [Linked Image from 65.108.216.53]
b. [Linked Image from 65.108.216.53]

c. [Linked Image from 65.108.216.53]

d. [Linked Image from 65.108.216.53]

Re: Fire Hazard #115347 10/21/03 10:40 AM
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C a heat gun
I know packers use heat guns to shrink packing matterials and stuff

Just like a hair drier with a stronger heating element and uses the same amount of power to around 14 Amps


Theres always enough room in the junction box.You just need a bigger hammer
Re: Fire Hazard #115348 10/21/03 03:36 PM
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All four, plugged into an extension cord made of 16 AWG lamp cord, a two gang handy box, two receptacles, and a residental grade lamp plug [Linked Image] [Linked Image] [Linked Image]

Re: Fire Hazard #115349 12/04/03 02:08 PM
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So the answer would be "none of the above"...since you failed to provide a picture of the gang-box ?....since that is all that was truely plugged into the wall outlet.....now if you had stated "guess what was powered by this outlet"....the pictures would have been accurate minus the gang-box..DETAILS, DETAILS DETAILS....I LOOK FOR DETAILS AND EXPECT BETTER FROM OUR FORUM MEMBERS.....just kidding....i have not had my Prozak today.....nice find for real !!!!


...Despite all my RAGE,
I am still just a Rat in a CAGE !!!!....
Re: Fire Hazard #115350 12/09/03 07:25 PM
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FWIW: When I worked at a NRTL doing fire tests, we had a special term for styrofoam: Rocket Fuel. That's what it burns like.


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