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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    For the most part, they are not grounded. I checked. I was able to ground the two that were grounded. These two must have been installed at a later time. I am assuming, then, that unless I am...
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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    No...you are right Jack. The wrap wire is not grounded. Many of the boxes are not grounded either. I did ground the one that was per the instructions he gave, for which I am grateful. I guess,...
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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    Excellent!!!

    This is just what I wanted to know.

    Thanks for the help!!
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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    Single family, two story house.
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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    Regular 120 v...house current.
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    Re: grounding an ungrounded outlet

    The house is about 100 years old. The wire to the box is heavy copper, but there is no third wire (or I would not have the question). The wire seems to be wrapped in a 'rubbery' substance.

    I was...
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    grounding an ungrounded outlet

    I have an OLD house and I find that the boxes are not grounded. Is there any way I can ground new outlets?
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