Bad Ass Extension Cords

Bad Ass Click-to-Lock Lighted Extension Cord

Be honest how many of us learned to tie a knot in an extension cord to keep it from unplugging or to lower a tool off staging? I recently reviewed a bunch of extension cords from Bad Ass Extension Cords – yup that’s their name. I love it!

Bad Ass Extension Cords Click -to-Lock Connection

What caught my attention was their “Click-to-Lock lighted cords. When you insert a standard u-ground straight plug into a Bad Ass locking connector the two will not separate until you release the automatic lock.

I like how all you have to do is push the cord in and it clicks shut and locks in. No more accidental disconnects or wasted time plugging your tools back in.

Bad Ass Extension Cords

To show you what I mean I hung 44 pounds on this cord [22 lbs on the plug] – it’s been here 24 hours. It hasn’t un-clipped or shows any signs of wear and tear.

The molded on connectors will not separate from the cord and provide water resistance and the lighted ends tell you when power is flowing through the cord. The cord is Water resistant, fire retardant, and maintains the flexibility to -40°F. Safety-certified by Underwriters’ Laboratories (UL).

Bad Ass Extension Cords can come in uncommon colors so it’s more difficult to confuse them with other cords. The cord you see here is a 12 gauge / 50 footer.  It costs $80.00

Overall Final Thoughts on the Bad Ass Extension Cords

The Bad Ass Cords give you the security of twist locks with the convenience of straight blades.I’d have to say that’s pretty Bad Ass!

BadAss Extension Cord – Video Review

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Rob Robillard

Robert Robillard is a remodeler, general contractor, and principal of a carpentry and renovation business located in Concord, Massachusetts, and serves as the Editor of Tool Box Buzz and founding editor of A Concord Carpenter . Rob is in charge of our Tool and Product Review - Tool and Product Review - Video Channel, , where we post all of our tool reviews and video tutorials. Rob enjoys using his knowledge and experience to help and educate building professionals as well as DIYers on best practices in the remodeling industry. The Concord Carpenter's motto: "Well done is better than well said!" : Read more about Rob Robillard

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  1. Higgo

    Just to be a little more accurate, that’s actually 22lbs on the plug, not 44. The left side of the cord is supporting the other 22lbs.

    1. Hi Higgo you’re correct but I wrote “44 lbs on the cord,” which is accurate. We added a note in the article based on your comment. ROB

  2. Hampshire Grenadier

    Correct the “Bass Ass” link

    1. Ethan Bickford

      Done. Thanks for the heads up!

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