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Old 07-24-2017, 01:54 AM   #1
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http://inventionstories.com/tales_fr...-socket-saver/

Personally, it makes me cringe.

I also wonder about liability issues for that company.

Thoughts?
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Old 07-24-2017, 02:26 AM   #2
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If you'd like to join that website to make a comment about how utterly foo-tarded
that thing is, I can help you compose that, cause I'm really really good at it.
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I predict that it will not be getting a UL listing.
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My security suggested heavily I do not open that link at all.

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My security suggested heavily I do not open that link at all.

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So your security is 'electrically' logical.
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interesting.

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I ordered 10 cases. These are really going to cut down on service call time.
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Yeah boy you talk about the absolute height of laziness and or frugality.

I hope those things don't cost more than $.03...
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Can't wait for the CPSC warning because it causes fires. Reminds me of some plug in air fresheners some years back.
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When electrical parts have reached there EOL (end of life) cycle replacement is the best policy. No matter how you dress up lose and wobbly it will never be tight and right.
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This is an issue that is low on the scale of electrical problems and IF you have this issue the receptacle should be replaced,

CASE CLOSED.
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You're just mad that you didn't invent it, Brian.

I'll send you a case, you'll love them.
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"He was a former service station owner and auto mechanic and knew a lot about how to replace the worn out sockets."

Reminds me of the usual "I got a buddy to get the permit"
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Twice the price of a 15a duplex receptacle....
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Lose 1/2 of the surface area contact to a plastic shim.
I smell something burning.
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Now if he could just make something for that worn out receptacle sitting next to him, that would be a seller.
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Lose 1/2 of the surface area contact to a plastic shim.
I smell something burning.
and it isn't love....
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Now if he could just make something for that worn out receptacle sitting next to him, that would be a seller.
They do. It also involves plastic.
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