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I was scrolling online on Home Depot and ran across these and just was wondering if this was a good buy, I have seen on here where some of you hardcore display guys and gals buy and make your own extension cords to fit your display needs. 

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the vampire plugs are the worst you could buy because they crack , some times when putting the slider on , you want to get your vampires from  daryl brown in tenn. , forget the company name .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Randy, the wire looks to be a good buy, the plugs are the same ones I have used for years without any problems, but they were priced at $45.98 per 100 with free shipping last year, $16.98 per 25 is a little high, CDI has them for $5.60 per pk of 10. The thing to watch out for is the shipping, even though the vendors may be cheaper, if you add the shipping then the HD plugs may be cheaper overall.

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Thanks Dougp i'll check them out to see what kind of prices they have with the shipping

 

Thanks for the reply and that is a good buy 46 dollars per hundred with free shipping, and CDI isn't a bad price either as long is the shipping does cost that much. 

1 hour ago, EWTalley said:

Randy, the wire looks to be a good buy, the plugs are the same ones I have used for years without any problems, but they were priced at $45.98 per 100 with free shipping last year, $16.98 per 25 is a little high, CDI has them for $5.60 per pk of 10. The thing to watch out for is the shipping, even though the vendors may be cheaper, if you add the shipping then the HD plugs may be cheaper overall.

Thanks for the Reply and that is a great price 46 dollars per hundred plus the CDI is not a bad price either as long as the shipping isn't too bad. I can understand sometimes the good deals turn out not so good when the shipping is included.

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I was scrolling online on Home Depot and ran across these and just was wondering if this was a good buy, I have seen on here where some of you hardcore display guys and gals buy and make your own extension cords to fit your display needs. 
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Jack

I have gotten supplies from holiday lights express. The vampire plugs are .65 each and you can buy just as few or as many as you need for that price. I also get bulk wire & bulbs from them also.
https://www.holiday-light-express.com/SPT-1_Plugs.php


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On 10/27/2017 at 11:30 AM, PowerStroke2016 said:

Jack

I have gotten supplies from holiday lights express. The vampire plugs are .65 each and you can buy just as few or as many as you need for that price. I also get bulk wire & bulbs from them also.
https://www.holiday-light-express.com/SPT-1_Plugs.php


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Thanks for the Info PowerStroke I'll check them out.

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