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Color Coded Angle Grinders
Cecil Slater, Buckeye, Ariz.: I have eight 4 1/2-in. angle grinders fitted with different sanding or cutting wheels, sitting on my welding table. The angle grinders plug into a power strip ready for immediate use. The problem was that whenever I needed to take one of the grinders to a job site, I would routinely unplug the wrong cord.
  So I came up with an easy and cheap cure. I painted the grinder head and its corresponding electrical plug the same color. Now I just look at the grinder color, pull the corresponding plug out of the power strip, and Im quickly on my way.

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2016 - Volume #40, Issue #1