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    Default Point of service shower head

    Friend in Nicaragua just put this on Facebook. Says you get a little shock if you touch it.. I sure hope that cord cap is wired with the red conductor to ground..



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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    I'm guessing that shower head must have a heating element in it and that is the hot water supply for the shower.

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    Mind if I use that photo? Kyle, want me to use your name or his name as 'provided by'?

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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry Peck View Post
    Mind if I use that photo? Kyle, want me to use your name or his name as 'provided by'?
    Feel free. No citation needed. -Kyle


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    Quote Originally Posted by Kyle Smith View Post
    Feel free. No citation needed. -Kyle
    Thank you, and I will credit you.

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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    Those are pretty common especially in other parts of the world. I bet you that one is 220v also.

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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    Last edited by Garry Sorrells; 02-24-2012 at 05:12 AM. Reason: Added additional reference site

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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    What's that pesky detail people always complain about?
    Code requirements for safety purposes? Yeah that might be it.

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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    Quote Originally Posted by Markus Keller View Post
    What's that pesky detail people always complain about?
    Code requirements for safety purposes? Yeah that might be it.
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    But it is Installed to Nicaraguan Code.
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    Default Re: Point of service shower head

    They call these "Widow Makers" for a reason.


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