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Old 04-08-2013, 09:29 PM   #85
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Oh, yea, you're right, haha, how lame of me. Anyhow, it seems to stay in the plug ok, could the strain really damage the plug or socket? I really didn't think of that.
There's a fair amount of torque on the socket from the plug wanting to pull down, so yeah, I think it's bad for the combo in the long run. Certainly worth the 10 minutes it would take to fix it, IMO.
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There's a fair amount of torque on the socket from the plug wanting to pull down, so yeah, I think it's bad for the combo in the long run. Certainly worth the 10 minutes it would take to fix it, IMO.
Okay, that makes sense. I will change it around. Thanks
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The other advantage, which may or may not apply, is that if this location is exposed to the weather, having the cord go the other way will reduce the amount of water (rain) running towards the outlet.
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