How to tap off a receptacle

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  1. jar546

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  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    tap

    Given the way the outlet is installed, the "plug" seems reasonable, but they didn't "connect" the ground wire, which could create a hazardous situation.
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    Aw, c'mon -- I'll bet the ground is looped thru the tabs behind the plug.
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