[EMS Discuss] Bad News, Good News

James Hukill EMAIL HIDDEN
Sat Nov 9 18:22:42 PST 2013


If it's the shop's and broken it should get labeled as such so someone ( or
Ben)  does not start something else on fire.
or is it on loan?


On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 6:20 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> Bad news:  The long orange extension cord at our space has a loose
> connector at the female end.  Plugs fall out and connectivity is
> intermittent.  If we keep using it, it may start a fire.
>
> Good news: I got us a brand new 14 AWG yellow cord tonight.  It is
> only 25 feet, but that's more than plenty to reach into the wood shop
> corner.
>
> So if you see a thick yellow snake on the floor, don't panic!  You
> haven't fallen into a time warp and come out in 1988 next to a 10 Mbps
> Thick Ethernet cable -- it's just the new extension cord.
>
> I did not destroy the bad extension cord -- if it were mine, I'd cut
> the plugs off so it doesn't get a chance to start a file.  But it's
> not mine.  So I put it on a shelf.
>
> --
> Bob Miller                              K<bob>
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