Originally Posted by mikemy6
True, thanks, I got one of those voltage pens as I call them years ago I said to the guy who sold it to me (do these things really work) and he held it up to the flourecent light and it started flashing I said (gimme one). Every DIYer should have one.
Get a real tester. I, and most other electricians I know have one of those things. And we all know just how unreliable they are. I do not trust them. Please get something better.
mikemy6, try rubbing that thing on your pants leg-it will indicate voltage! You had better belive there are times it WON'T indicate when there IS voltage.