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Old 03-24-2008, 08:16 AM   #166
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In a post prior to the thread purge, Andy asked a question to try and save face...Ground in a receptacle, up or down?

In your response, you noted, ground up. Just curious as to why this is the case. Hopefully we get a response other than "that is code".

I always understood the logic to having the grounds down was added safety. With the grounds down, should you use a 3-prong plug on the outlet and the cord gets extended to it's limit, in theory, the ground will remain in tact.

The contrary, ground up, would assume the hot could potentially remain intact and the ground pulled in full extension of the cord.

Please correct my misunderstandings.

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220/221:

In a post prior to the thread purge, Andy asked a question to try and save face...Ground in a receptacle, up or down?

In your response, you noted, ground up. Just curious as to why this is the case. Hopefully we get a response other than "that is code".

I always understood the logic to having the grounds down was added safety. With the grounds down, should you use a 3-prong plug on the outlet and the cord gets extended to it's limit, in theory, the ground will remain in tact.

The contrary, ground up, would assume the hot could potentially remain intact and the ground pulled in full extension of the cord.

Please correct my misunderstandings.

In my new home they installed all grounds "down", I am finishing my basement now, in the last year did electrical codes change? I have yet to see a outlet with the ground "up".
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Old 03-24-2008, 08:29 AM   #168
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There is no code about it... only personal prefrence. I like them ground down, because the outlets look like they got the crap scared out of them!
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There is no code about it... only personal prefrence. I like them ground down, because the outlets look like they got the crap scared out of them!

LMAO! I never thought of it that way!
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Old 03-25-2008, 07:54 PM   #170
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Yje gruond up was so asinine, I crack my self u0.













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Yje gruond up was so asinine, I crack my self u0.

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In your response, you noted, ground up. Just curious as to why this is the case.


I install all my outlets horizontally so the only thing I have to worry about is left/right.


Honker looks nervous in this pic.

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Could always mount ALL receps in the ceiling, that way nothing could ever fall on them.

Well, maybe in bizzaro world.


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I install all my outlets horizontally so the only thing I have to worry about is left/right.


Honker looks nervous in this pic.


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So, after reading through all of that it gets screwed up and stopped by someone over NOTHING?
What happened?
Did you ever get the thing going or what?

Seriously, people can't joke around a little and still solve problems and help each other? I personally thought it was sooooo much better than having people insult one another or talk down to someone else, but I guess they'd rather have that then people actually having a good time and still solving problems.

Is this the end? Did anything else come of this problem?
Was the remainder taken to off-forum discussions?

I'll stop now before i "violate" something myself. (maybe that didn't sound quite right)
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So, after reading through all of that it gets screwed up and stopped by someone over NOTHING?
What happened?
Did you ever get the thing going or what?

Seriously, people can't joke around a little and still solve problems and help each other? I personally thought it was sooooo much better than having people insult one another or talk down to someone else, but I guess they'd rather have that then people actually having a good time and still solving problems.

Is this the end? Did anything else come of this problem?
Was the remainder taken to off-forum discussions?

I'll stop now before i "violate" something myself. (maybe that didn't sound quite right)
hehehehehe you said "violate" hehehehehehe
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Sounds like you missed the link to Love Potion #9. Someone decided the discussion got off topic and the juicy stuff got moved....

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