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Old 10-25-2012, 06:15 AM   #16
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That's interesting. I did have one wire that was funny. I'm in a 1960 house so there is old stuff but this wire looks 'new'. It has a white, a grey, and a thinner white that looks like it has two small conductors in it but when you strip it, there is only one conductor. I interpreted this as white = neutral , grey = hot, funny little wire = ground. The outer sheath was light blue. Does this wire type ring a bell? Should I post a pick?
Grey is usually a dedicated neutral for a gcfi circuit----better test that one before you throw the breaker---
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That's interesting. I did have one wire that was funny. I'm in a 1960 house so there is old stuff but this wire looks 'new'. It has a white, a grey, and a thinner white that looks like it has two small conductors in it but when you strip it, there is only one conductor. I interpreted this as white = neutral , grey = hot, funny little wire = ground. The outer sheath was light blue. Does this wire type ring a bell? Should I post a pick?
Did it have a heavy jacket? Ive ran into some blue uf cable before in an attic.

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