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Old 03-03-2013, 12:28 AM   #31
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So we can't trust pros because they'll rip you off on part costs and now we can't trust DIYers because they like to be sarcastic even if it results in misinformation. Maybe this forum should be replaced with a list of DIY books.

Anyway, I now think 12' cords aren't too rare. Outlet spacing standards probably are used by tool designers in deciding cord length. The problem is that tool specs need to be more complete.


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Just make sure the drill you are using is lower than the receptacle its plugged into, 'juice' runs down hill better.
And make sure there aren't any knots as they restrict the juice from flowing. Also try to use the yellow extension cords as it helps cool the current and keep the hole from heating up.
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And make sure there aren't any knots as they restrict the juice from flowing.
My mother's vacuum slipped a belt and wasn't working properly. So she unplugged it, untied a knot in the cord, and tried it again. She thought the electricity might not have been able to get through the knot.

She was never terribly bright.
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So we can't trust pros because they'll rip you off on part costs and now we can't trust DIYers because they like to be sarcastic even if it results in misinformation. Maybe this forum should be replaced with a list of DIY books.

Anyway, I now think 12' cords aren't too rare. Outlet spacing standards probably are used by tool designers in deciding cord length. The problem is that tool specs need to be more complete.
Then maybe you need to find an honest pro, and take your posts elsewhere. I'm done with this.
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I'm thinking he wants a 'Troll' cord.

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