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Old 11-30-2010, 06:14 PM   #1
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Polarized or not


I have a mini oil filled heater that's 550 watts. The cord is still on it but thanks to the dog, the plug is missing.( don't ask ) It's 2 wire with no ground. I can't remember if the plug was polarized or not but I'm wondering if it matters.

The dog is no longer allowed in the shop.
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If the plug was polarized then it does matter.
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Old 11-30-2010, 06:22 PM   #3
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Look closely at the cord, what's left of it, and see if one side has ribbing. If so, that side would be connected to the wide spade on the replacement plug.
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Yup, one side has ribbing on the outer edge. Thank you.
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