I love twist-lock plugs.

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  1. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    What a great concept -- a plug that you literally cannot yank out by accident. Not so great for vaccuum cleaners, I suppose, but great for anything else. Also, Home Depot sells really nice modular plugs made by Pass & Seymour; they're nice and solid, and the cord clamp is covered by a snap-on rubber grip, unlike other brands that leave the clamp exposed. I dunno, something about having exposed metal on a high-voltage plug kinda creeps me out, even if I know it's not necessarily touching anything live.

    Just wanted to get that out there.
     
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    5Gen_Prelude There might not be an "I" in the word "Team", but

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    We use in the lighting industry all the time - you can imagine the disaster of yanking out a plug 50 feet above the stage with a set on it. Same with concerts etc...
     
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    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    I'm surprised Doc hasn't jumped in on this; he usually has something to say about my electrical threads. He must be sleeping off a round of golf or something. :fawk:
     
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    i use em in the warehouse on some of my 100ft 20a extension cords. traditionally I don't think they're appropriate for MOST devices. But in certain instances, they make sense.
     
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    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    And as a side note, they aren't available for everything.. 20A I *believe* is the minimum.

    I sell twist-lock devices and cords by the pallet load..
     

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