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I received a parcel yesterday, on which the customs declaration said, "Effects holder". Opening it, I found a diecast box I had ordered.
I can only assume that this is a literal translation from 'Box', a place where your effects (Things) are kept...
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Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:03 am
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If you are a muso, into electronics that makes perfect sense!
A die cast box is the very thing your use to hold the guts of your latest homebrew "Effects pedal"! :D

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Oh yes! Very good!
I assume this is different from the 'magic smoke' that we should endevour to keep confined at all times.
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:D
I have had some wonderfully described items arrive at times, and am constantly amused by some very surreal translated instruction manuals that arrive with various pieces of kit! :)

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I have a camera bag imprinted with "Maid in Japan" :-)


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Many years ago, I received a processor cooling fan that was made in S. Korea. A warning on the box proclaimed "NOT PLUMMET PLEASE!" instead of Do Not Drop.


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place i used to work at sold cheap covert cctv cameras, there was one built into an alarm clock where the instructions kept referring to an elephant, we never did find out what it meant.


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