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Old 12-23-2011, 05:50 PM   #1
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Can you splice dryer cords ( 3 wire ) together. I need about an eight foot cord.

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Better option would probably be to make the existing rec. a junction box to send power on to a new rec. wherever you need it.

Second best might be to leave the existing rec. and make up a cord with a plug to fit the rec. on one end and a new rec. on the other. Lay it on the floor behind the dryer or mount it on the wall.....whatever.

To answer your actual question....I dunno. I've never seen it done, and I've never done it.


And finally, I don't think 3 wire cords are allowed any more...but that's for new installations, so if that's what ya got, that's what ya got.

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No. To do it properly, and you are not able to pull new 10/3 through the wall, you can place conduit along the wall, and pull thhn/thwn through it to extend the circuit to the new location. Can you pull a new run of 10/4 to where the washer is now, without tearing apart walls or ceilings?
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Amazon and other places have 10 ft Dryer cords.
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Thanks tribe fan, I got one with amazon.
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