Can a microwave be run on an extension cord?

Answer NOT in the Way you described ! You're liable to Overload the Cord- & blow every Fuse in the Place !! :( I would strongly recommend you get a Heavy Duty Extension Cord- that accepts 3-pronged Pl... Read More »

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Can you use an extension cord to convert an oven socket outlet to a dryer outlet by using an extension cord with a 50A male plug and a 30A female socket?

Answer for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. If you're wanting to power a 30 amp dryer with a 50 amp circuit, that's possible. (If the dryer needs 50 and the circuit i... Read More »

How do I tie an extension cord?

Tying Extension CordsTie a bowline knot by making a loop at one end of a 2-foot long light line. The bowline knot is commonly used because it is simple and secure. Hold a piece of line between your... Read More »

How to Repair an Extension Cord?

Extension cords are used everywhere around the home and shop. Because of their widespread use they are also one of the most abused tools in the home and shop. Even the heavy-duty ones are easily da... Read More »

Who invented the extension cord?

The extension cord likely originated from a device known as a "separable attachment plug" and first was patented by inventor Harvey Hubbell in the early portion of the 20th century.References:Hubbe... Read More »