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Outside Receptacle #121613
08/02/05 11:47 AM
08/02/05 11:47 AM
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It took me a few minutes to figure out what was done here.

It appears that they wanted to 'tap off' an existing receptacle in the brick wall to serve something else, such as a sprinkler timer. Hence the "Bell" extension ring and the PVC.

Then I guess they figured there was no need to either bring the receptacle out fron the wall, or use any kind of cover plate.

- renosteinke
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Re: Outside Receptacle #121614
08/02/05 01:09 PM
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Atomic City, ID USA
Gotta love the fact they left the tag on the cord:

"Warning: Extension cords can be hazardous."


Stupid should be painful.
Re: Outside Receptacle #121615
08/02/05 09:01 PM
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Isn't that the new HD approved "in-use" cover?


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Re: Outside Receptacle #121616
08/02/05 09:23 PM
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Rahway, New Jersey
Put a lil' duct tape around that thing and you're good to go.

*rollseyes

Re: Outside Receptacle #121617
08/03/05 03:04 PM
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screwi  Offline
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Liverpool,England,UK
damn it - dont you guys have silicon sealant over there - that would make a loverly cover up [Linked Image]

Re: Outside Receptacle #121618
08/03/05 05:29 PM
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Boston, MA
It needs a new label:
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Warning: DIYers/jacklegs can be hazardous


-John


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