Short Answers: Gets wet, yes, no.
1. The car end is designed to be "safe". The house end gets wet if not sufficiently "covered". Using "inside" (well covered), and GFI-protected sockets is best.
2. yes, it can shock you, and the voltage and potential current is "always" there at the house end. It might be wise to use a heavy-duty "inside" (or waterproof) switch or breaker to "turn off" the outside socket before pluggng/unplugging in wet conditions.
3. No, never totally safe, and downright dangerous without precautions. Beyond the above, you could even wear "sufficient" rubber gloves to make it safer.
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on Fri Apr 30, 2010 9:43 am, edited 1 time in total.
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