Quote Originally Posted by billschwab
Oh yes Sandy... this has been done. I have now returned from the depot, cut my sheet metal to fit and run a wire from it to the ground as well. Works like a charm.

Thank you everyone! Now I want a bigger one...

Bill

PS. Don... come on over when ready, the second one is always better.
Another simple solution for this is to run a bare heavy guage copper wire accross the top of the tubes connected to the ballast(s) ground. I've made three units this way and it works great!