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Old 01-08-2017, 07:42 PM   #21
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Pulled this out of an old church a month ago or so. Slate or similar backplate.



Replacement took a custom trimplate
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is that an on-off switch or does it change voltage?
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is that an on-off switch or does it change voltage?
The switch is on / off. the outlet is another version of the type shown here
obsolete outlet type - combo 120v / 240v ?

It accepts two different kinds of plug.

It is odd that "on" is straight out.
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I worked for them too. Their motto was "100 years of proud tradition, unhindered by progress."
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Electricians on the Eiffel Tower

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Where are their safety berets and safety mimes? They could fall and get hurt.
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Where are their safety berets and safety mimes? They could fall and get hurt.
If they fall, "hurt" is the least of their problems.
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We didn't build that! (The French did)
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Pulled this out of an old church a month ago or so. Slate or similar backplate.



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I hope those wires pass through bushings.
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Fused neutral. Nice.
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Fused neutral. Nice.
I also like the light bulb there. To screw into fuse sockets to check for persistent short before replacing the fuse?

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I also like the light bulb there. To screw into fuse sockets to check for persistent short before replacing the fuse?

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Nah, they keep those around so meth heads have something to smoke out of.
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Is there room for pennies?
LOL, we cannot use pennies anymore in Canada.
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Pulled this out of an old church a month ago or so. Slate or similar backplate.



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You can tell it's from a church, that button covered with plastic in the lower left corner is the "SMITE" button.
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If they fall, "hurt" is the least of their problems.
No kidding... there's peace-loving "migrants" at the bottom of the Eiffel Tower just waiting to have a "sexual emergency".
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