I get a reading from both the neutral and hot slots
Gaz I presume you're measuring from 'ground'
the metal piece where the screws go
I s'poze, Mon, u have ref to the metal box that houses the outlet. If that's the case, then I'm still at kind of a loss as to where your're measuring from, that is where you're holdin' the black prod
as well as all the plastic on the outlet
Hard to understand how plastic could 'measure hot'
Apparetly you're newcomer to a2k, welcome. We have some really smart guys here, and I'm hopin' we'll hear from some, who might better understand your prob