Last Activity:06-12-2014 5:07 PM
Posted in thread: Stuck Plastic Prong in Outlet on 06-13-2014 at 05:50 PM
I tried breaking another prong off of a safely-removed cover and gluing that to the offending
prong. Unfortunately, everything I have on hand is ancient, so I'm not getting any bond.I've
had the best ...
Posted in thread: Stuck Plastic Prong in Outlet on 06-12-2014 at 11:07 AM
Some threads are so much fun the OPís problem becomes secondary. The energy expended thinking
of a way to get the broken piece out of the outlet could have replaced the outlet 100 times by
Posted in thread: Stuck Plastic Prong in Outlet on 06-05-2014 at 08:14 PM
My wife put some tight fitting safety plugs into our kitchen island outlets (the kid could
remove the normal ones without any trouble). So, not long after, one of the prongs breaks off
inside an outle...
Posted in thread: Rust Damage on Steel Post&Beam House on 10-07-2011 at 01:45 PM
I have a 1960's house framed with steel posts and beams, each post secured to a concrete
footer. It's an odd house, designed by an architect.Today, I was cleaning what I thought was
surface rust from ...