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Old 31st Jul 2021, 5:51 pm   #23
duncanlowe
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Default Re: Mains plug restoration

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Originally Posted by Glowing Bits! View Post
I find it strange how plugs had to have sleeves in the 80's yet it still was not mandatory till about 1993 for plugs to be fitted to stuff, I am only young but can remember certain things being bought with prepared wires only.
This gave rise to difficulties when I worked at Woolies. On at least one ocassion a customer bought a lamp and a plug. Once paid for they asked me to fit the plug to the lamp (which I wasn't allowed to do). I've seen so many dangeroulsy wired plugs, I'm also amazed it took so long.
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