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In a perfect world, all small appliances would be equipped with breakaway magnetically attached power cords, like deep fat fryers and Pomme brain prosthetics. In an even more perfect world, such cords would be available in four or so-inch increments of length.
In the world as it now exists, replacement plugs allow modification of the power supply of a small appliance. I’m willing to risk the price of a small appliance for the housekeeping convenience of having a cord the right working length. The gains are significant. I’m not willing to risk electrical shock, though, so I run my plans past the nearest geek.
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