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So I wired a welder outlet the other day for a customer. He calls me up today and tells me it feels like its running on half capacity. So i go to check it out thinking a wire came loose from my outlet.
I get there and see it by the outlet so I plug it in to see if I can duplicate the problem. I push the plug In and it explodes. The guy tells me he wired that end and its worked fine for the past few years. I re do the cord cap and plug it back in and turn the breaker on and fit works great now!
 

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It worked fine for the past few years, until he kept pulling on the cord to remove it from the outlet one too many times.
 

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AZ86 said:
It worked fine for the past few years, until he kept pulling on the cord to remove it from the outlet one too many times.
It wasnt that bad yesterday when I tested the outlet. It was pulled an extra 1.5" out of te connector. And I wonder how they had it wired w the 4 wires and 3 pins.
 

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It wasnt that bad yesterday when I tested the outlet. It was pulled an extra 1.5" out of te connector. And I wonder how they had it wired w the 4 wires and 3 pins.
Good Point. I wonder if something happened and he rewired it and forgot to cut the one lead back and or he connected the wrong leads.
 
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