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Old 11.12.2010, 14:24
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You should always keep a distance of at least 5 cms between walls and the furniture. There otherwise is a heavy danger that the walls start moulding
I love your posts, Wolli.

Only in Switzerland, eh.
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Old 11.12.2010, 14:34
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You should always keep a distance of at least 5 cms between walls and the furniture. There otherwise is a heavy danger that the walls start moulding
Only if you live in a slum.

Or a Swiss flat...
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and what exactly is your real problem ?


This. If you get wound up over plug design, better give up now....
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Old 16.12.2010, 09:41
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Yes, but in the UK you have a good, healthy 13 amps. In Switzerland the standard lights and sockets are 10 amps. From experience I can state that 10 amps is a mere tickle compared to the thwap of 13.

I miss those 3 amps . My apple crusher, mill, and large braumeister won't work on 10.
Yes, but here houses are actually wired 3-phase, so you actually have 5x the power available for the same current!

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Re: Open letter to the manufacturers of Swiss electrical appliances

Migros Do-it have a special on 1.5 m extension cord/multi-plugs (6) until the end of January.

50% off so now only CHF 7.45. Available in white and black. Comes with a small switch (see photo).

They are using the intelligent design (chargers do not block two slots).
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Old 26.01.2011, 22:52
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Re: Open letter to the manufacturers of Swiss electrical appliances

Lol! No thx button when you need it! Few weeks ago one of the pins in 2-pin plug in our Migros's vacuum cleaner chipped off. Just being over optimistic about idea of finding lower prices on everything sold in neighbouring Germany... I decided to buy two pin plug there. It cost EU2 and it turned out later that the pins although same clearance as CH counterparts, they where much thicker. Later I found the exact plug that I needed for CHF1. Moral of the story if you decide to go Swiss never look for replacement elsewhere.
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