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Originally Posted By: senomoto
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Originally Posted By: kmcmahon
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I can trace my electric lines thru the plaster walls in my home with my volt stick. Not sure what the pics with the volt stick are depicting with the exception of the freezer.



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Originally Posted By: Jay Moge
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your volt stick (sometimes called a “tick”) merely reads a magnetic field generated by just about any electrical source. it does not specify voltage, but actually transfer by induction (like how an electric magnet works) seems like some pretty old receptacles. is it a k&t set up. if so the old insulation jackets are probably cloth like and release more mag.feild than modern wiring. but that’s just a thought. the fridge… aiwebs_014.gif


Originally Posted By: Jon Jones
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Typically, this is an indication of an ungrounded receptacle. I find that quite often when refrig. is plugged into a ground adapter, or an extension cord. Why is is that people feel the need to pull the ground prong out of the ext cords? nachi_sarcasm.gif


Originally Posted By: Jay Moge
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usualy because at one point in the cords life it had to be mated to a light duty ungrounded cord, wouldn’t fit and POP off comes the ground prong…not that i’ve ever done that. eusa_whistle.gif