Vintage outlet box!

lazy_gardensAugust 15, 2014

Ok ... the plug part was mounted to this board thingy

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Count yourself lucky as it looks like ungrounded wire going to an unweatherproofed non-GFI-protected receptacle directly screwed into the wood. If there is nothing solid in that wall, you may have to mount the proper receptacle in a weatherproof box attached to a 4x4 or other approved upright driven into the soil.

This post was edited by worthy on Fri, Aug 15, 14 at 21:06

    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 5:20PM
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    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 8:25PM
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You could die laughing!

Here's a beauty I found in the garage of my current place.

    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 9:32PM
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Here's my "vintage outlet box". ;-)

    Bookmark   August 15, 2014 at 10:53PM
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Can't beat that one!

If you haven't seen them, take a look at Home inspection nightmares, like the photo below. (I've seen lots of variations over the years.)

Here is a link that might be useful: Home Inspection Nightmare Photos

    Bookmark   August 16, 2014 at 11:56AM
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I follow this guy on Facebook. I love to see some of the pics he posts. Some make make jaw drop.

    Bookmark   August 16, 2014 at 4:19PM
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Worthy ... That was INSIDE my house.

    Bookmark   August 17, 2014 at 5:02AM
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