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Old 09-16-2009, 09:55 PM   #21
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This is great! Then I don't have to worry about a soggy fridge.

If I do a removable heat stick, then I don't have to worry about shielding the heat right?

Does anyone know if a gas range needs 220v? If it does, then I probably have 220 right there also.

Not usually, but there is a possibility that there is a outlet already there. Take a look, good luck.

 
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Old 09-16-2009, 10:59 PM   #22
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I am sure the shielding can be addressed with a little research.

This is what I meant about the GFCI.
TRC ShockShield Inline GFCI Cord Set 120V/15A 6 FT - eBay (item 300342335282 end time Sep-26-09 06:54:28 PDT)

You don't have to install a new receptacle into the wall, it's built into the cord. So the only thing on the gfci is the brew pot.
I would not pay $40 plus shipping for a GFCI equipped extension cord. There are much less expensive alternatives. Here's one plug in adapter from Radio Shack for about $9.00. Home Depot also has one for just a bit more IIRC. You can also build your own using an off the shelf GFCI outlet, a box and cover and some appliance cord. That's what I did. I've used it quite a bit for group brews and camping. Cheap insurance.

 
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Old 09-16-2009, 11:23 PM   #23
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I would not pay $40 plus shipping for a GFCI equipped extension cord. There are much less expensive alternatives. Here's one plug in adapter from Radio Shack for about $9.00. Home Depot also has one for just a bit more IIRC. You can also build your own using an off the shelf GFCI outlet, a box and cover and some appliance cord. That's what I did. I've used it quite a bit for group brews and camping. Cheap insurance.


It was just an example for simplicity's sake.
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Old 09-17-2009, 01:37 AM   #24
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It was just an example for simplicity's sake.
I understand. It was not my intent to discount your post. That is a nice extension cord. I'm a sucker for gadgets and I can't help but take a look at those kind of links. The sticker shock got me though.

 
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