Originally Posted by molo
Come on SLACKERS!!!
The more important issue is???? Are those metal boxes grounded? If not, that ground wire aint doin much.
If you are going from 2 prong to 3 prong with no ground available you must use GFCI protection.
The theory is that someone will assume they are grounded (by looking at the 3 prong configuation) and get hurt (by means of a faulty tool etc.) as a result.