[EMS Discuss] Bad News, Good News

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Sat Nov 9 19:27:27 PST 2013


It's otherwise a nice extension cord.  Let's just put a new connector on the bad end.  I may even have one.  I won't
be back in town until around Thanksgiving, but if you hide the cord in a drawer or something I'll fix it when I
return.

-Darrell

> Regardless, it should at least be labeled until the owner is determined.
>
> Thanks, Bob, for keeping us flame free!
>
> Ew
> On Nov 9, 2013 6:22 PM, "James Hukill" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
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>> 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:
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>>> 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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