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Old 08-26-2012, 10:46 AM   #1
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What does every one find better to use to hold the the wires to the main Electric panel the normal metal screw locks orthe plastic one that lock the wire in automatically.


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Old 08-26-2012, 11:12 AM   #2
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I use both styles. The plastic buttons are cheaper, but still work well and there is no locknut to tighten.

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Old 08-26-2012, 12:31 PM   #3
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I've used both types. The plastic ones are (obviously) a whole lot cheaper and easier to use.
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