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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by PNGMK » Mon, 08 Jun 2015 1:09 pm

Infoholic wrote:@PNGMK As a person who a previous working life was an electrician for mining and industrial installations I agree with your comments wholeheartedly. Would you suggest a place where I could buy good quality, S-mark certified, plugs so that I can practice my old "sparkie" skills to replace the plugs on the appliances we are bringing from Australia?

Thanks in advance for you reply.


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You can find them easily as mentioned. I try to buy the types that are;

BS marked (not just Singapore S Stamped).
Non-brittle material (not the crappy fall apart plastic).
Pure brass contacts (take a magnet - the cheaper steel plated contacts don't last).
In reality the only appliances I worry about changing plugs on are the high usage, high draw devices such as kettles, washers, ovens, vacuum cleaners. The quality of power boards is variable but I have found a few better ones over the years. I really do try to avoid using adapters (and I don't own any of the multi socket adapters such as these Image
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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by wenber » Fri, 14 Aug 2015 2:17 pm

Courts or sim lim square

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 14 Aug 2015 2:33 pm

wenber, I see you are still posting garbage one-liners, huh. Daddy hasn't caught you playing with the computer yet?

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by MayDay5 » Mon, 17 Aug 2015 9:46 am

sim lim square or Chinatown lo

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by Strong Eagle » Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:22 am

MayDay5 wrote:sim lim square or Chinatown lo
Brilliant, Sherlock... have you read _any_ of the other posts?

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by ecureilx » Mon, 17 Aug 2015 11:58 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
MayDay5 wrote:sim lim square or Chinatown lo
Brilliant, Sherlock... have you read _any_ of the other posts?
probably Mayday5 is busy clocking his posts !

MayDay5, you can't cash the number of posts for anything...

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 17 Aug 2015 4:49 pm

Squirrel knows, He tried at the last Eagles meeting. ;-)

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Re: Where do buy cheap adaptors for US plugs?

Post by ecureilx » Mon, 17 Aug 2015 5:11 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Squirrel knows, He tried at the last Eagles meeting. ;-)
Yep, but nobody want to pay for my posts :D :D

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