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More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms #161145
03/30/07 07:13 PM
03/30/07 07:13 PM
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Lostazhell's been collecting some more!

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This is a Colt "Foursome" that I came across on Ebay. No UL, polarization or such.. but the contacts still bite decent enough so I hooked a cord to it and use it for charging cell phones on my desk smile Enjoy!

Randy


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Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: electure] #161185
03/31/07 06:35 AM
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Well, you sure learn something every day! I never would have dreamed that Colt ever made electrical devices.

What next? Lampholders by Smith & Wesson?

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: pauluk] #161200
03/31/07 12:04 PM
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So is that a set of two multi-plug taps? One for plugging into the wall and the other one for making an extension cord?

Interesting.

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: SvenNYC] #161569
04/04/07 01:37 PM
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classicsat  Offline
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It seems to me that the one piece is a 4 way tap that can plug into a normal wall or other receptical. The other piece is a tabletop base specially designed for that tap, to make, in effect, a power strip.

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: classicsat] #161584
04/04/07 06:12 PM
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Hemingray  Offline
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Looks like it, It's a rather nice looking device nonetheless! I too tend to use things like this for light duty (chargers, etc). Makes me wonder though, what exactly is "Coltrock"?


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Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: Hemingray] #161589
04/04/07 07:53 PM
04/04/07 07:53 PM
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It would appear to be the substance they're made out of, probably similar to bakelite.

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: noderaser] #161621
04/05/07 09:52 AM
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Coltrock is probably Colt's own tradename for Bakelite.

Bakelite was/is a brand, so other companies that marketed the same type of plastics would probably put their own names for it.

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: SvenNYC] #162212
04/14/07 06:14 PM
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e57  Offline
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Apparently this item had a cord...
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Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: e57] #162244
04/15/07 11:14 AM
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Texas_Ranger  Offline
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"has a cord" is fairly nice wording for that piece of copper, frayed cloth and crumbling rubber wink

Re: More Electrical Products from Colt Firearms [Re: Texas_Ranger] #162507
04/20/07 11:57 AM
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Trainwire  Offline
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Strasburg,PA,USA
Up till a few years ago, my Dad's house had a main 60amp fused disconnect that was made by Colt.

It disappeared when the POCO side of the meter let go with a cabang and half the house went dark.

TW

never underestimate the perversity of an inanimate object.

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