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#121613 - 08/02/05 11:47 AM Outside Receptacle  
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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.

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#121614 - 08/02/05 01:09 PM Re: Outside Receptacle  
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Gotta love the fact they left the tag on the cord:

"Warning: Extension cords can be hazardous."


Stupid should be painful.

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


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

*rollseyes


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


#121618 - 08/03/05 05:29 PM Re: Outside Receptacle  
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It needs a new label:
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