On 12/25/20 3:33 PM, Ralph Mowery wrote in alt.home.repair:
> > I am looking at some reels to hold some drop cords. At lowes they
> > specify a reel that has something new to me.
> > They list the reel holding 150 feet of 5.33 or 125 feet of 4.67 SJT > > wire.
> > I know what SJT is , but do not know what the 5.33 and 4.67 refer to. > >
> > What would that relate to in the outside of the cord or the wire size ? > >
> > If diameter in milimeters or some other demension looks like the numbers
> > are backward.
> > It also lists 150 feet of 5 . Just what does that 5 stand for ? > >
> > I need to hold 100 feet of # 12/3 drop cord.
> > Been thinking of just getting one of the water hose reels as I know that
> > will hold the wire. I have one with 100 feet of water hose on that is
> > much larger in diameter than the drop cord.
> Those numbers , 5.33 and 4.67, are typos. Someone entered them as a
> numerics, not text. And did not proof read their work.
> 16 divided by 3 = 5.33, 14 divided by 3 = 4.67
> This type of error seems to occur a lot in Lowes, Home Depot, and others
> item listings.
I wonder if Lowes has changed these figures to something more accurate or not.