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Re: [APD] Aromat Ballasts Arrived

Jerry Baker wrote:
> It seems to me that a ground is essentially serving as a "backup" 
> neutral in the case that something goes wrong with the neutral 
> grounding. Otherwise, why wouldn't the third prong of outlets just 
> connect to the neutral since they ultimately lead to the same place?
> Am I wrong?

Duh. I wasn't thinking about the fact that having something operating on 
the circuit (such as the device that is grounded) would reduce the 
potential between the grounding plane and the neutral wire.

Jerry Baker
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