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Re: OFF TOPIC: 2-prong outlets
And make sure you get a proper power cord!
--- mark sottilaro <email@example.com> wrote:
> I down and dirty way of grounding your outlets is to
> put a ground lift (those gray 2 to 3 prong adaptors)
> and taking lamp cord and routing it to your waste
> water pipes. Not sure if this is bunk but I did it
> my last place and all went well.... OR DID IT? ;)
> I also read directions on how to plant copper poles
> the dirt outside your house... seems like a lot of
> work. Might be worth it.
> --- Zoe Keating <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Hiya Loopers,
> > I apologize for the non-looping nature of this
> > question. But I
> > thought there's gotta be someone on the list who
> > knows about
> > electricity! Or maybe it is related. I'm asking
> > about "ground" loops....
> > Anyway, hours ago I just paid the deposit on a new
> > apartment. It's
> > old and beautiful and I just noticed....all the
> > outlets in the house,
> > every freaking one, is 2 prong!! I'm freaking out
> > now because one of
> > the many rooms in this beautiful old house is
> > intended as my music
> > studio. Yikes!
> > I'll try to refrain from using my gear while
> > standing in a pool of
> > water, but is this an unworkable situation for a
> > musician with loads
> > of gear? Do I have to move out before I've even
> > moved in??
> > Any help in this matter would be greatly
> > appreciated.
> > Thanks much, Zoe the cellist
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