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BG 13A 2G DP Switched Socket

BG 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
Average Customer Rating:
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Rating Breakdown 110 reviews
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106 of 110(96%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
Review 1 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Socket To Me
26 Mar 2015
By 1Strangefish
, West Sussex
" Fitted the first one of these for a client yesterday. Will definitely use again!
Plenty of space in the back box. grommets for screw holes and caps for outer screws. Use good quality silicon to seal the hole in the box and the wall when using the rear cut out.
Looked Good, Client Pleased, Job Done!
"
Review 2 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Very convienient
25 Mar 2015
By Sibbers
, heathrow
" is great to have a solid and secure outdoor power outlet, saves cables through windows and makes things easier. this product is just what i wanted "
Review 3 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Safe electricity outside the h
10 Mar 2015
By Andrew3
, Bristol
" This unit was purchased to replace one which was several years old and of an inferior design and quality. I require electricity in the outside shed where I keep my mobility scooter and my recent upgrade to a larger machine has necessitated improvements in the shed and equipment.
The new switched socket is bigger, clearer and far easier to fit and secure. The weather proofing cover is a welcome addition as are the individual switches for each socket. Whilst the shed has its own roof/lid the concerns about exposure to sudden rain when it's open are now nullified and the ability to lock the unit closed with the plugs in position is an invaluable extra security measure. I have no reservations about recommending this product which clearly 'does what is says on the tin'.
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Review 4 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Outdoor socket
20 Feb 2015
By grajay
, Great Yarmouth
" Purchased and installed, represents excellent value for money. Having fitted this it has become so much easier to run electrical appliances and tools without having to keep running cables from windows and doors etc. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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So easy to connect
12 Feb 2015
By PMI2
, Penryn
" Very good value, Robust and plenty of room for the wires to be connected, Best ive had. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Time for a change
6 Feb 2015
By krs166
, sheffield
" Decided to replace the dangerous none outdoor socket with a fit for purpose socket. Easy to fit with some very nice touches ie covers for all the screws and detailed instructions. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 7 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Quality
30 Jan 2015
By Sparkybob
, County Durham
" I always use these, they are the best I have found. "
Review 8 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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BG Nexis outdoor socket
17 Jan 2015
By Keithie
, Fife
" This item does what it says on the box very flexible item "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 9 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Good quality outdoor socket
16 Jan 2015
By StretfordOwl
, Manchester
" Good quality weatherproof outdoor DP socket. Value for money. "
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 10 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Great Product, very reliable
17 Dec 2014
By rick2010
, Warrington
" I have fitted many of these now, and they never fail to impress me. Good solid design with plenty of cable entry points for various situations. The neons being visible through the lid is also a plus point. Only problem is the recent price increase, there are now competitive products similarly priced (and sometimes cheaper) which is a shame. However, great product, and highly recommended. Beats similar "Masterseal" products hands down! "
Review 11 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Ideal for outdoors
11 Dec 2014
By kell40
, wf94pr
" Very strong and sturdy, easy to install, safe and secure from the weather. "
Review 12 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Great weatherproof sockets
24 Oct 2014
By TradeSparks
, Crawley
" Have fitted a few of these and have had no complaints regarding them. Well built secure and well designed. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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13A 2G DP Switch Socket
13 Oct 2014
By bry3070
, Portsmouth
" Brought this for power to my rear garden, doesn't look out of place on the outside wall of my utility room. Very happy with price and would recommend to anyone. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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Really good quality socket
22 Sep 2014
By Daibando
, Wales
" Great quality. Easy to open clamps. These are better than more expensive manufacturers. "
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 15 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Nice bit of kit.
5 Sep 2014
By Fenrir
, Wakefield
" Bought the double waterproof socket to save the aggro of running extension leads out every time I wanted to mow the lawn or use the power washer. The good lady is now in the garden with her lap top hooked up to it.....
It's a quality item robust and good looking too. I really liked the fact that the wiring sockets were good and large none of these small jobs that wont take anything but small core cable which isn't suitable for the job. Highly recommended by me.
"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 16 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Best quality Product
3 Sep 2014
By TMan
, Denny
" I searched online through a number of outlets for a quality 13A 2G DP Switched Socket. My search led me to Scewfix & I was amazed at the quality & value for money of this product. So much so I also bought the accessories to wire & fit this.
This was an excellent buy at a really great price. No need to search other sites Screwfix has everything you need for commercial & domestic works & DIY. Quality guaranteed at really affordable prices - service was unquestionably quick, friendly, polite & on the ball right to the point of accurate advice on all products purchased
Many thanks Screwfix & staff at Falkirk "
Review 17 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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Best IP66 socket I've used
30 Aug 2014
By Kiml
, Norwich
" Some "Outside" or "Garden" electrical fittings are sold being IP41 which is just light splash proof and not suitable for exterior use as defined by the 17th edition of the electrical regulations, however this product is genuinely IP66 and fantastic quality and good value. "
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Performance & value
30 Aug 2014
By ScubaDude
, Horsmonden, Kent
" This product is great value and performs well. Easy to use and install, robust and reliable. "
Review 19 for BG Nexus 13A 2G DP Switched Socket
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GREAT OUTDOOR SOCKET
22 Aug 2014
By EarlyDoors
, Spain
" I bought the outdoor socket over 2 years ago and it is fitted outside of my shed in Spain.
It was easy to install and works well without any problems.
It is situated in direct sunlight and subjected to extremely high temperature and occasional freezing temperatures as well as heavy rainfall.
There has been no ingress of water or noticeable deterioration of the the plastic on the body or front cover and the catches still work perfectly.
Overall this is a great outdoor socket.
"
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Excellent weatherproof socket
4 Aug 2014
By Footey50
, Gloucester
" I've tried several other waterproof sockets. Some poor, some expensive. These are a real good quality value for money piece of kit.
Strongly recommended, especially at the offer price. "
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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