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Old 01-02-2013, 08:20 PM   #31
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Voltage on my ground leg

Originally Posted by patrickmcdiver View Post
Problem discovered and solved. There was a short one of the outlet boxes and since there was no return path for ground, it just stayed on the ground leg. Thanks for your help
So the ground was floating? That's kind of what I thought. It occurs to me that having a string of outlets wired with a floating ground is probably more dangerous than no ground at all.

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