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I'd like to use this post as a "status" info page for everybody working on the PT
regarding the review summary page of the Electric Plugs:

Many issues of these already have been solved, like:
- there had been PARTS\S files which wrongly were subparts, but in fact were an assembly of screw plus pin
- putting the metal pins into separate files

Some problems are still unsolved. One very critical which currently prevents a release of these plugs is:
The geometry of plug 766a.dat is self-contradictionary.
Its center plug diameter is modeled differently than its corresponding hole.
Fixing this has a huge impact on existing official parts, as all plug sockets which can receive this plug
need updating in case the diameter is corrected at the plug.

Other current problems:
Compared with the other 2x2 lightbricks, the lightbrick 266ac01.dat has modeled its plug sockets
at a different Y position. Either this part is wrong, or all other 2x2 lightbricks.

Either plug 766a.dat is too thick, or the 2x2 lightbrick has the plug socket positioned wrongly. This can be seen
at this assembly of real set 7866, where the plug collides:
1 16 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4169.dat
1 0 0 -122 -1 0 0 -1 1 0 0 0 -1 0 512p01.dat
1 0 0 -122 23 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 0 266bc02.dat
1 16 0 -102 10.5 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 -1 0 766ac02.dat

I currently have problems getting the thin plug (Type 1) into the existing plastic plug portion 567c04.dat :-(

Any help here, be it calipers, thoughts or advice is well appreciated.
I think the plugs may not leave without these corrections Undecided

I will update this page as a solution progresses.

Please find attached a test assembly of all the electric plugs which allows easy comparison.