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    Question Notice On Three Pin Plug Incorrect...?

    A broken three pin plug came up to us from our Maths Department today:



    The picture isn't that good [rubbish photographer] The plastic dummy earth pin has been broken off.

    Between the live and neutral pins it says:

    THIS SCREW DOES NOT RELEASE THE LID
    Having read this I wondered how we were supposed to replace the fuse [should we need to] Unscrewing the screw gives:



    So I am a bit confused. Why is the text between the pins there at all?

    [I have thrown the plug away]

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    You change the fuse by flipping out the little fuse carrier with a screwdriver.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenewman View Post
    You change the fuse by flipping out the little fuse carrier with a screwdriver.
    Good point. However still doesn't tell us why the misleading text is there?

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    Perhaps they just don't want you digging around inside, being all H+S conscious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stevenewman View Post
    Perhaps they just don't want you digging around inside, being all H+S conscious.
    Perhaps that is all it is...

    Thanks.

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