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  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-22-2013 at 05:28 PM
    i didnt use it when i first added the ground just turned the amp on and listened. later after
    trying to play though the amp and getting the noise i used the tester and it still said open
    ground

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-21-2013 at 08:24 PM
    well i thought it was fixed but after spending more time with it i realize its not. i hooked
    the ground up right in the outlet so im guessing the problem is somwhere between the back of
    the outlet box...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-21-2013 at 02:41 PM
    Seems like insurance companies get nervous when houses have K&T. Also, your house may be
    lacking wall insulation to avoid overheating the old wiring. This can checked by looking at
    your heating bills....

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-21-2013 at 11:17 AM
    Glad it worked out. My house they left all the knob and tube also. Take your time test it and
    rip it out. What worries me in your case is why anyone would wire grounds like that. And it
    would still be...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-21-2013 at 12:08 AM
    thanks for all the help folks. i shut the power off and hooked the ground to the outlet and it
    seems to have done the trick. now im wondering how many other outlets are like this.the whole
    house rewir...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-19-2013 at 06:22 PM
    i wish it was that easy lol would have to be one hell of a loud stereo. i cant even hear my GF
    yelling for me when she's upstairs and im in the basement. need a middle man to relay the
    message.or i co...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-19-2013 at 01:06 PM
    found a section of the same type of bare copper used for the grounds behind the outlet while
    waiting for a reply, now i just need to find some monster sized wire nuts and try to figure out
    how to shut...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-19-2013 at 11:15 AM
    is the forum unavailable for anyone else? i kept getting error messages for the past few
    minutes

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-19-2013 at 11:13 AM
    Sometimes older wiring or some electricians seemed to really scrimp on the wire length. Some of
    the older boxes were not as deep and the kept the wires short making them harder to work on.
    You have tw...

  • Posted in thread: rewiring to fix open ground? on 12-19-2013 at 08:15 AM
    also what is the trick to getting the outlet out to work on it? either the wire is too short or
    it wont pull through the back of the box. while trying to get it out far enough to show the
    wires behind...

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