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Old 05-30-2018, 04:46 PM   #1
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Replacing a two-prong 120V outlet

I'd like to replace a two-prong 120V outlet in my 1961 Safari with a 3-prong outlet but I'm not sure what to do with the ground on a 3-prong outlet. It still has the original wiring.

I've read where you can replace a two-prong outlet with a GFCI (with a "No Equipment Ground" label).

I haven't checked the electric box but when I connect to shore power, is the frame (and shell) connected to the ground? Could I just connect the ground terminal on a standard 3-prong outlet to the shell / frame or is it better to leave it not connected to anything and go the GFCI route?

Anyone know the proper way to handle this situation?

Thanks!
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Might want to see this thread: http://www.airforums.com/forums/f37/...ts-179729.html

You can also do a search within the forum for GFCI to see other times this has come up.
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