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Solution to Vacuum Plug Bent...on Destruction

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Solution to Vacuum Plug Bent...on Destruction

You've done this >> http://imgur.com/YGCX9vG

Every one has. It's as natural as wiping with three shells.

Changing plug design is a holy grail but hey, we don't like change.

Temporary solution(?) PROTOTYPE is giving you warning before it happens.

#SaveTheProngs

This is surely a product that is productable which is why I now gift it to you, to refine in to a not living and not breathing piece of equipment that big haired bon bon eating house wives every where can buy for 9.99 no shipping or handling to solve that Billy Mays pitched terrible issue of broken and bent plugs and outlets from vacuuming, sheeh. I...I just don't care about selling these things. I am a maker, creator, lover and liar -- not a desk jockey. Away with you!

"Build"...son of a b. Oh well. Speellung iz knot no me good.

http://i.imgur.com/q6IFq6v.webm

Not sure why this is gnawing inside me (I do know) but it must be made aware that the lighting of the room was as if some one was watching seizure causing Japanese animation through a sheet of brown stain glass directly above you. Three point lighting or go home!

As Seen On HaD

https://hackaday.com/2015/11/12/act-now-and-receive-the-prong-saver-for-only-0-00/

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  • 316-075

    Vije Miller11/12/2015 at 21:36 0 comments

    Idealized a single box unit (as originally idealized) attached to the cord at a single point but I do not have a 3D printer, how ever, to ease who ever might hoist this idea in to functionality, we will post the CAD design of it shortly. You are dismissed.

  • Simply Put

    Vije Miller11/09/2015 at 21:25 0 comments

    Since I have not seen a solution on line to such an issue of cord tension warning, quickly I found scraps around the work shop and pieced together some thing that any finer craftsman with his where with all could muster more precisely and via differing methods. It is posted here with the prospect of some one else moving forward with it and making all the money they wish as long as they praise me in their evening prayers.

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matt wrote 11/14/2015 at 09:48 point

Excellent! Like the arty wording too, especially liked the Demolition Man reference.

Do you plan to make a tool that would bend and align those bent pins without the human breaking them off?

Us Brits don't have that problem, 3-pin plugs win as long as the earth pin is not plastic (yes I broke one off in a socket recently :( ).

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Vije Miller wrote 11/14/2015 at 19:28 point

No plans to do any thing because this one is filed away. I'm a project and dump it kind of guy. Make or break.

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Adam Fabio wrote 11/11/2015 at 06:27 point

Ha! I love it!  Now, can you come up with a way to get those "self winding" cords on canister vacuums to retract when you want them to, and not when you don't?

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Vije Miller wrote 11/11/2015 at 08:53 point

Some things man is not meant to dabble in; the dark arts, Japanese pornography and cord winding.

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