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#153070 - 04/15/06 10:31 AM Unusual Outlet  
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posted for Brian Winkle
I found this in a house in Tucson that was over a hundred years old and has undergone countless wiring additions over the years. The home once belonged to a prominent doctor who was part of one of our city's founding families.
[Linked Image]
oh and I couldn't resist the sunset just to rub it in to all you easterners.

- Brian Winkle
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#153071 - 04/15/06 11:49 AM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 790
Chicago, Il.
Beautiful sunset! Those scorpions and rattlers just becoming active are pretty impressive too.

#153072 - 04/15/06 01:08 PM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 361

Here's a sunset in NJ...yes a SUNSET:

[Linked Image]

This was taken in Cape May, of the few places on the East Coast where you can see the sun set over the Atlantic.

~~ CELTIC ~~
...-= NJ =-...

#153073 - 04/15/06 01:29 PM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 719
Tucson, AZ USA
Pretty nice celtic... anyway what is the receptacle? Is it just an early 120V 20 amp 2 wire? It was wired with BX and still supplying 120V. I was thinking it was for an early window air conditioner. It was located in a room that used to be a porch and was closed in without a cooling duct.

#153074 - 04/15/06 06:21 PM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 558
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
I have seen a receptacle like that before, as a matter of fact, I THINK There is something like that sitting on a shelf at the supplier that I used to work at, new in the box! If i am not mistaken there may even be a matching cap!!
I will have to write myself a note to see if so and I will get a pic of it ( If I remember LOL..
O ya BTW... Very nice Sunsets!1 Picture Postcard PERFECT!


#153075 - 04/16/06 10:06 AM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 22
Manteo, NC
I've gota post an Eastern sunset...haha One that i took last year.

[Linked Image]

#153076 - 04/17/06 03:56 AM Re: Unusual Outlet  
Alan Belson  Offline
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Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France
Red sky in the morning,
Shepherd's warning.
Red sky at night,
Shepherd's cottage is on fire.

Morcambe + Wise, 1975


Wood work but can't!

#153077 - 04/17/06 04:09 AM Re: Unusual Outlet  
RODALCO  Offline
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Posts: 854
Titirangi, Akld, New Zealand
Beautifull sunsets out there.

Great that these displays of natures beauty are free to all of us to enjoy.

Regards Raymond

The product of rotation, excitation and flux produces electricty.

#153078 - 04/17/06 06:24 PM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 1,140
kamloops BC Canada
I was taught that it was

red sky in the morning
sailors take warning
red sky at night
sailer's delight

#153079 - 04/17/06 10:02 PM Re: Unusual Outlet  
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Posts: 361
Any day I watch the sun set is a good, blue,'s still a good day.
I missed the sunset today because I had to change a sill plate on my house - that's a bad day [Linked Image]

~~ CELTIC ~~
...-= NJ =-...

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