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Grounding outlets

Posted by DH on September 20th, 2001 08:14 PM
In reply to ungrounded electrical receptacle by Amanda on September 20th, 2001 02:30 PM [Go to top of thread]

While it would be best to pull new 12-2 w/ground, Here is a solution that will work. Pull a single wire from the outlet to the cold water pipe, Clamp the wire to the copper or iron pipe (not plastic) and the other end to the grounding screw on the outlet. now find a spigot outside and connect a #6 copper wire to it and drive a 6' ground rod all the way into the ground and clamp the copper wire to it.

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