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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2014, 10:42:57 AM »
Going away for YT...

Spoke to two electricians, both said it is very strange and they don't even have a working theory.. (I'm thinking a UFO flew over the house!)
The consensus was that since it only happened once we should just monitor it....
If you spoke to a professional, then take their advice.  I was worried about a fire or even just all the electricity going out. Maybe a mouse ate some wires.

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #16 on: June 03, 2014, 11:03:08 AM »
If you spoke to a professional, then take their advice.  I was worried about a fire or even just all the electricity going out. Maybe a mouse ate some wires.
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #17 on: February 03, 2015, 01:52:34 AM »
Is this product a figment of my imagination or has anyone actually manufactured a GFCI receptacle with the prongs facing this way? (I could really use something like this because I have to plug in two appliances that both have right angle plugs, so they would bump into each other if plugged into a regular GFCI.)

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #18 on: February 03, 2015, 08:03:36 AM »
Is this product a figment of my imagination or has anyone actually manufactured a GFCI receptacle with the prongs facing this way? (I could really use something like this because I have to plug in two appliances that both have right angle plugs, so they would bump into each other if plugged into a regular GFCI.)

Something like this should solve your problem.
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #19 on: February 03, 2015, 09:10:51 AM »
Is this product a figment of my imagination or has anyone actually manufactured a GFCI receptacle with the prongs facing this way? (I could really use something like this because I have to plug in two appliances that both have right angle plugs, so they would bump into each other if plugged into a regular GFCI.)
I have one in my house it actually comes in very useful

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #20 on: February 03, 2015, 09:34:35 AM »
Something like this should solve your problem.
I don't think it will.  It looks to me, that when you plug that extension cord into an upper outlet, it would block the lower outlet from being accessed.

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2015, 09:39:59 AM »
I don't think it will.  It looks to me, that when you plug that extension cord into an upper outlet, it would block the lower outlet from being accessed.

It won't. The whole point is that it would swivel out of the way.
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2015, 09:41:59 AM »
maybe try this

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #23 on: February 03, 2015, 09:47:14 AM »
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #25 on: February 03, 2015, 10:38:57 AM »
It won't. The whole point is that it would swivel out of the way.
I didn't realize the circle meant that it swiveled.  Nifty!

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #26 on: February 03, 2015, 09:47:56 PM »
I dont think they make them anymore but i found one on ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Eagle-Cooper-646-2V-BOX-GFCI-Duplex-Receptacle-Ivory-NIB-/181565648851?_trksid=p2141725.m3641.l6368
I thought I remembered seeing such a thing in a home or building somewhere, but after doing some Google image searches and scrolling through all the pictures looking for it, I did not see it at all. The picture I posted was the result of my editing one of the pictures that my Google search returned, just to show what I was looking for. Your reply was very helpful. Now I know it was not a figment of my imagination. Now that I see a model number, I see some other ebay sellers also have it, so I will try to buy one. Thanks.

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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #27 on: February 03, 2015, 11:35:37 PM »
I thought I remembered seeing such a thing in a home or building somewhere, but after doing some Google image searches and scrolling through all the pictures looking for it, I did not see it at all. The picture I posted was the result of my editing one of the pictures that my Google search returned, just to show what I was looking for. Your reply was very helpful. Now I know it was not a figment of my imagination. Now that I see a model number, I see some other ebay sellers also have it, so I will try to buy one. Thanks.
No problem
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #28 on: January 18, 2016, 07:01:29 AM »
want to hardwire a surveillance camera directly to the breaker, is there any reason at all why I shouldn't?
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Re: I need Electric Help... Any electricians out there?
« Reply #29 on: January 18, 2016, 07:15:58 AM »
want to hardwire a camera directly to the breaker, is there any reason at all why I shouldn't?
Do you mean a surveillance camera?
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