.

the car junkie daily magazine.

.

DIY Shop Tech: How To Make Extension Cords For Your Shop That Will Last Forever!


DIY Shop Tech: How To Make Extension Cords For Your Shop That Will Last Forever!

I’ve been making my own custom extension cords for 30 years. I learned this trick from my Grandpa Lanning, who built us custom 220 extension cords for our welders that lasted for decades before I needed to replace the cable. Making your own extension cords means you can put whatever type of ends you want, and in a steel box that is durable and won’t get messed up in a show environment. If I’m building a 110v extension cord I put a steel box on the end with four outlets, but you can do whatever fits your needs. Need regular 110v outlets? Go for it. Need twist locks? Done. You get to do whatever you want and the only thing you have to remember is to keep the wire size appropriate for the load and length.

Video Description:

Hey Gang! We hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving 🦃 Extension Cord companies aren’t gonna like this one! In this video, we show you how to wire up your broken extension cords to make them better, safer, and essentially keep them forever. We hope you pick up a tip or two, let us know what you think! Thanks for watching and we’ll see ya on the next one!


  • Share This
  • Pinterest
  • 0

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *