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Old 3rd Oct 2012, 9:13 pm   #22
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Default Re: 13 amp plug question

Originally Posted by G6Tanuki View Post
Ah yes, the infamous "Duraplug". Most usually found with a slot rudely butchered into the tubular part of the cover by a hapless technician who discovered only after he's wired the plug up that he's not threaded the cover onto the cable.
The problem with this is you can then easily pull the cover back, exposing the fuse!

Originally Posted by Nickthedentist View Post
The modern equivalent seems to be the all-transparent plug which is apparently favoured by PAT testers (so the manufacturers say, anyway).
Makes no difference to me what colour the case is, I can't check if the terminals are loose by looking through the case!

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