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Old 08-20-2012, 02:51 PM   #18
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Why is that?

And do surges normally come from lightning? Or more from other sources as well.
Because they are not grounded together.

Both lighting and normal stuff.

Lightning hits a telephone pole down the street and it travels down the line.

Your fridge compressor turns on and off and creates a surge. (ever see your lights dim or get bright?) Same with garage door opener, hairdryer, or A/C compressor, etc.
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