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Garage Outlet #170814
11/12/07 06:06 PM
11/12/07 06:06 PM
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My friend found this in the garage of a house he was painting. I guess someone thought it was too much trouble to go to a hardware store/(shudder) Home Desperate and spend a couple of bucks to do the job right. (the home owner can be seen ambling towards the garage) I'll be heading there shortly to rectify this problem.

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Re: Garage Outlet [Re: Admin] #170835
11/13/07 12:31 PM
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livetoride  Offline
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san diego ca usa
I will never understand why people spend more time and money to do things wrong rather than going to the supply house and get the right parts and be done with it. Rod

Re: Garage Outlet [Re: livetoride] #170842
11/13/07 05:55 PM
11/13/07 05:55 PM
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Looks like the same person that did the original electrical work also attempted the original painting as well.

Re: Garage Outlet [Re: Trumpy] #170849
11/13/07 09:02 PM
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leland  Offline
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Lowell area, Ma. USA
Whats the problem? Hit the switch and it's off.

Fix the paint and none will notice.

Re: Garage Outlet [Re: leland] #170900
11/14/07 03:37 PM
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mamills  Offline
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Wharton, Texas, USA
Seeing all that black tape slapped all over that connector makes me think that the body of the connector might be hot.

Pity, the care they give the landscaping doesn't extend to the electrical as well. Close the garage door and it will go away...

Mike (mamills)


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