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I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Arpangel » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:00 pm

I don’t believe it, I really don’t, you can always tell when gear is on the increase here, no leads in my cable box.
I never thought I’d see the day, I had so many I never ever thought I’d run out.
Trouble is, I got them all for nothing, in office clearances etc, but now, god forbid, I may actually have to "buy" some! :shocked: :crazy: :(
Where is the cheapest place? I really do resent having to buy stuff like this.

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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby blinddrew » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:03 pm

Have you got a spare kettle somewhere...

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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:09 pm

Tony, PM me your details and I'll send you a handful in a box. I've been decluttering this weekend and found another pile of the damn things. I reckon they breed in dark corners...
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Hugh Robjohns » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:10 pm

blinddrew wrote:Have you got a spare kettle somewhere...
[ducks for cover from incoming Robjohns fusillade]
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Arpangel » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:12 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote:Tony, PM me your details and I'll send you a handful in a box. I've been decluttering this weekend and found another pile of the damn things. I reckon they breed in dark corners...

That’s amazing Hugh, many thanks :clap:
I’ll pm you now.

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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Forum Admin » Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:17 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote: I've been decluttering this weekend and found another pile of the damn things. I reckon they breed in dark corners...

Did you find any odd socks and Biro pens in that corner too? :)
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Folderol » Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:48 pm

IEC leads are evil. They breed like rabbits, but as soon as you want one they find the most astonishing places to hide :shocked:
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby The Elf » Sat Apr 03, 2021 5:57 pm

I've thrown them out by the box-load and still I have enough to last the rest of my life. Where they come from I'll never know!
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby BJG145 » Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:18 pm

I can understand your confusion. I used to have to make a path through them with a shovel and a machete, but they're a rarer sight nowadays.
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Luke W » Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:21 pm

Hugh Robjohns wrote:Tony, PM me your details and I'll send you a handful in a box. I've been decluttering this weekend and found another pile of the damn things. I reckon they breed in dark corners...

Beat me to it... I was jumping at the chance to get rid of a few of the bloody things.
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby ef37a » Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:35 pm

Luke W wrote:
Hugh Robjohns wrote:Tony, PM me your details and I'll send you a handful in a box. I've been decluttering this weekend and found another pile of the damn things. I reckon they breed in dark corners...

Beat me to it... I was jumping at the chance to get rid of a few of the bloody things.

I'll have half a dozen! PM me and we can sort something out.

Over ten years ago the network Co I worked for got a special job, one of the bosse's mates I think. Anyway it was a steel case with 3 PSUs in it and needed one IEC plug so they bought a shedload of IEC to 13A cables. The guy only took about 100 units then decided he did not want the next 400 or so! I found the rest of the cables in a skip a few month later and got lots of stock! All but gone now and so I too could be in the desperate position of having to buy some!

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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Martin Walker » Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:07 pm

This is one weird thread, as I'm totally convinced I've read its entire contents before, about a year ago.

I've even sat here checking and double-checking the dates of each post to make sure I'm not fooling myself, but I'm absolutely convinced that this thread has previously existed :crazy:


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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby ef37a » Sun Apr 04, 2021 7:15 am

Martin Walker wrote:This is one weird thread, as I'm totally convinced I've read its entire contents before, about a year ago.

I've even sat here checking and double-checking the dates of each post to make sure I'm not fooling myself, but I'm absolutely convinced that this thread has previously existed :crazy:


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To save your sanity Martin. I have posted my little tale before. I THINK it was in SOS forum?

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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby Arpangel » Sun Apr 04, 2021 8:08 am

Martin Walker wrote:This is one weird thread, as I'm totally convinced I've read its entire contents before, about a year ago.

I've even sat here checking and double-checking the dates of each post to make sure I'm not fooling myself, but I'm absolutely convinced that this thread has previously existed :crazy:


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This thread has a very long delay time, with infinite feedback.

:D :D :D :D :D
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Re: I’ve run out of IEC leads!

Postby blinddrew » Sun Apr 04, 2021 12:12 pm

This is one weird thread, as I'm totally convinced I've read its entire contents before, about a year ago.
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