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Electrical wiring.


Can you connect three electrical set writings in one outlet?

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Old 10-02-2012, 05:09 PM   #2
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Electrical wiring.


If the box is big enough you can.

Pigtailing the wires is the way to accomplish this. You cannot have more than one wire under the screw heads.

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