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Posted by Chuck on September 7th, 1999 07:46 AM
In reply to Grounded Outlets by Andy on September 6th, 1999 07:24 PM [Go to top of thread]

You should be able to ground the outlet by attaching a ground wire from the outlet to its metal box - the box and the PX cable going down to the service box can serve as the ground - If the box isn't metal or the wires are sheathed electrical cable, then someone rewired. ....

A surge supressor is not the same as a ground - although a GFCI might protect you more than nothing.

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