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#43626 - 10/17/04 06:44 PM Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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I guess Leviton has solved the ground up or down debate. Has anyone here used these yet?
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#43627 - 10/17/04 06:51 PM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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Is the horizontal portion supposed to be on the left or the right?
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#43628 - 10/17/04 06:54 PM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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...and if you mount it horizontally does it go on the top or bottom???

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#43629 - 10/17/04 07:19 PM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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I think that I have read that if you mount a receptacle horizontally, the grounded conductor goes on top. They theory is something might fall between the cord cap and the outlet.............like a toaster or something like that! ha

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#43630 - 10/17/04 11:13 PM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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Special plate????????????

Man, that thing is making me dissy just looking at it.
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#43631 - 10/18/04 04:58 AM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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Is the horizontal portion supposed to be on the left or the right?
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...and if you mount it horizontally does it go on the top or bottom???

ROTFL!

We really do miss wonderful controversies like this in Britain!

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#43632 - 10/18/04 05:25 AM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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the horizontal portion

But if you mount it horizontally, it won't be the horizontal portion anymore
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#43633 - 10/18/04 06:56 AM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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e57: Looking at it from the outside is rough enough. Can you imagine what the INSIDE must look like... .

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#43634 - 10/18/04 07:00 AM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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This one covers all the possibilities.



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#43635 - 10/18/04 08:55 AM Re: Ground Up or Down Problem Solved
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Roger: I have seen a few of those around my area. Are they made to mount directly to a 1900 box?

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