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i have a 110v electric drill with a 2 prong cord and would like to change it to a longer #14 3 wire/3 prong cord. right now it is a 2 prong cord w/o ground. any suggestions on how to ground this?
 

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Is the drill housing plastic? There is probably simply nothing to ground on it, so it's ok to just have 2 prongs. My newish Dewalt only has 2 prongs.
 

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Your drill is most likely double insulated and does not need the third wire.
 
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yes , it is a double insulated AEG SBE-38R 115 VAC 4A 50-60 HZ. actually the plugs are both 1/4" in width. some of my other 2 prongs are 1/4" and 3/8" - polarized. these don't appear to be polarized. what should be done with the green/ground wire on the new cord?? thanx.
 

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Cord and plug must be an assembly listed for the tool. You are not supposed to make cords like we all know we do......LOL.
 
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