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Re: Power Cord/Adapter Issues

Something else you can do is put a *slight* twist on the blades of the plug. Every time you remove or install the plug, the blades wipe themselves clean. You also get a more-aggressive contact with the socket -- the springlike socket contacts weaken & wear over time, giving poorer contact. About once a month or so, unplug & reconnect the plug to keep the contacts clean.

The 50-amp cable is a good idea too. I try not to run things at their rated capacity because it guarantees a short working life and leaves no safety margin. How long would your engine last if every time you ran it , you ran it full throttle?
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Last edited by manatee; 09-07-2013 at 10:47 AM.
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