[rescue] Odd power cords

Shannon Hendrix shannon at widomaker.com
Mon Oct 29 11:40:08 CDT 2007

On Oct 28, 2007, at 5:30 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:

> I have just discovered, in the course of packing the garage, five
> modular power cords with a connector I've never seen before.   
> Instead of
> the typical US three-pin power connector that looks like this:
>   o
> |   |
> They have a three-pin connector that looks like this:
>    o
> __   __
> Anyone know what they are?  Anyone want them?

Looks like a high-amp US plug to me.

For example, a 30A (or is it 20A?) US plug looks like this:

  __    |

...with just one blade turned 90 degrees, and the next step up has  
both blades turned.

Yes, a lot of homes and businesses are improperly wired and don't use  
the right plugs.

The plugs with no blades turned are supposed to be limited to low amp  

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