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Electric, wall socket question, extension

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by DrWho, 30 Aug 2018.

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  1. DetlefSchmitz

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    ...whatever...
     
  2. DrWho

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    I've never heard that term, are u saying that it's common place in the UK?
     
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    One of these whats?

    What are you talking about?

    You asked about extension leads which are also called trailing sockets - which Astra shortened to 'trailers'.
    You can get them with different numbers of sockets.

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  6. DrWho

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    If you'd care to read my posts you'll notice that I've already mentioned these as per your image.

    And the link you shared doesn't bring up the same as that image, it brings up the one plug long lead extension.
     
  7. EFLImpudence

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    Unless something went wrong, my link was to Google pages with 1,020,000 results for trailing sockets.
     
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    It does, but when i looked the first thing shown in the pics were these
    [​IMG]
     
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    Apologies, Just Google "Trailing sockets"

    This is what I linked - as Daleks asked if trailing sockets was a common name -

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    It brings up this:

    upload_2018-8-31_0-6-44.png

    and clicking on Images shows these:

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    Ummm....

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    It must be brexit.
     
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    I dont know how to do the screengrabs you do, but i get what you show above and above the Rapidonline ad i get a row of pictures of sockets
    I quess there ads judging by the little icon above the row of pictures.

    With 5.7 million results
     
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    https://wisdom-soft.com/ - having grabbed an image you can just paste it into your post inline with CTRL-V, no farting about with {IMG} tags.

    Also of use is the https://postimages.org/app Windoze tool - it traps Alt-Print-Screen and allows you to crop and annotate the image, then upload that and get an image URL you can use in a post. Or, as I usually do, use Screen Hunter to grab the annotated image and paste it.
     
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    Will use four sockets on the first extension and two on the other rather than using a six appliance extension at once.
     
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