??? on 12 volt plug-ins (Lighter Plugs)

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??? on 12 volt plug-ins (Lighter Plugs)

Postby John T. Hodgen » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:10 am

Hey Gang,
as I come to searching for 12-volt plug-ins I wonder where the best prices are to buy new. Salvage yard would be an option(Last resort). Can you buy them in lot form? What have you guys done? Thanks for all replys. :roll: John T.
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Postby Dale M. » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:23 am

New ones can be found at places like Radio Shack...

On line at places like ...



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Postby Miriam C. » Tue Nov 11, 2008 11:31 am

:thumbsup: Radio shack is good and so it an RV sales/repair place.
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Postby Micro469 » Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:29 pm

Try automotive shops. They have ones that are used in the bed of a pickup and have a snap cover on them....

Middle section, right hand side....

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Postby planovet » Tue Nov 11, 2008 3:10 pm

I got mine on eBay (#3). Here are several options:

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Postby boardhead » Tue Nov 11, 2008 6:51 pm

I bought mine at Wal Mart. RV supply stores carry them as well.
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Postby Russ in California » Tue Nov 11, 2008 9:32 pm

Marine shops (ie: West Marine) are also a good resource.
Guess it boils down to how picky you and your wallet are.
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Postby John T. Hodgen » Wed Nov 12, 2008 2:36 pm

Hey Everyone,
Thanks for your quick and informational insight! At my age (53 almost 54in Jan.ie. old, broke, and handicapped), and how bad the economy is it pays to ask questions and research what you need before blowing your Gas Budget doing it the old fashion way. LOL. :shock: Besides you get so many NEW LINKS in your Favs. to buy and research new items for the TEAR!!!! :thinking: :twisted: :thumbsup: I thank all who have responded with your thoughts on the matter!! Hope your projects or new ones are doing GREAT :worship: . See ya down the road- be safe-John T. :applause: :applause:
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Postby 2bits » Wed Nov 12, 2008 10:35 pm

I have been amazed at how much Wal Mart has in the way of these items... I just noticed four choices of 12 volt utility plugs just yesterday! Also check truck stops. The big ones. They have whole isles dedicated to 12v accessories. I am sure they are not the cheapest, but a bird in the hand...
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Postby moreforles » Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:25 am

if you don't mind used, local junk yards usually have plenty of conversion vans in them, in addition to the one(s) in the front, often there are more in the rear for running tv's and games.....
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Postby Arne » Fri Dec 12, 2008 2:55 pm

I second walmart. I got my 12 cig lighter there, and they have a lot of lights and wiring that can be used on t/d's..
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