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2-prong to 3-prong ground conversion


 
6/6/1999 10:36 AM
Matt McClurg
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2-prong to 3-prong ground conversion
I've got an old Sunn bass head that has a two prong power cord. How do I replace this with a 3 prong grounded cord? IF you have info or schematics on where to connect the ground, send to matt@isunet.net.  
 
Thanks!
 
6/7/1999 9:07 PM
MJ Harnish
Just put a ring connector (I have no idea what the official name is; it's one of those crimp on ends) on the end and secure it to one of the power transformer mounts using the nut to secure it tightly.  
 
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6/8/1999 4:09 AM
BC
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Matt,  
Might want to check out the Boxer Amp site  
 
http://members.xoom.com/BoxerAmps/  
 
There you will find a nice explanation with a schematic to help make things clear.  
Have Fun, BC
 
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