We have a weed eater and leaf blower -- electrical. Last year I
bought new extension cords that are made for out door equipment. They
aren't old -- but the socket part no longer fits with the cords on the
equipment. It is too loose ... and the user spends all his time re-
plugging them. I don't know if buying new cords would solve the
problem -- I got these at Walmart. Does anyone have any experience
with this type problem? Is there a piece that I could buy to go
between the equipment plug and the extension cord? Since its
happening on more than one piece of equipment I think the problem is
the extension cord. They cost a lot and I don't want to waste money.
Loop 1 wire over the other ( like you start tying a knot) then put the plugs
together. This will take the strain off the joint. You could also bend the
male plugs out a little bit so they go in with more effort and this will
keep them in. WW
Try either of the methods pictured here. The second method is more
common and doesn't use up near as much cord.
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