Instructables: exploring - technology - power cord http://www.instructables.com Fri, 2 Dec 2016 18:57:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Apple Power Mac G5 Power Connector http://www.instructables.com/id/Apple-Power-Mac-G5-Power-Connector/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 20:47:02 PDT
Modern Extension Cord with USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Modern-Extension-Cord-With-USB/
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Wed, 18 May 2016 23:32:41 PDT
Repair Damaged Power Tool Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Damaged-Power-Tool-Cord/
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Tue, 27 May 2014 20:50:03 PDT
Repair Your Laptop Power Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-Your-Laptop-Power-Cord/
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Tue, 11 Jun 2013 19:32:55 PDT
Dell or HP power cord repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Dell-or-HP-power-cord-repair/
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Sat, 27 Nov 2010 16:45:40 PST
A Better Laptop Power Cord http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Better-Laptop-Power-Cord/
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Sat, 2 May 2009 19:08:54 PDT
90 degree Laptop Power cord http://www.instructables.com/id/90-degree-Laptop-Power-cord/
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Wed, 18 Feb 2009 19:24:08 PST