Use them for double-insulated electric tools and Christmas lights. The
problem with some tools and lights, though is that they may have the
one-blade-larger plugs that won't fit an older two-wire extension cord.
I've noticed that some Christmas light strings have the wider blade,
If they are following the listing standard any string with a screw in
socket will be polarized, two pin bulb strings don't have to be.
All that said, I suspect a lot of the U/L tags on offshore strings are
Not that simple. You need a permit first, the work must be done by a
licensed professional and you have to file a plan to dispose of the copper
filings in a safe manner. Finished cord must be inspected by the same
outfit that applies the mattress tags.
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