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Old 08-26-2012, 03:36 PM   #1
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I have black ,white ,cooper wire coming from wall and want to connect to 10-50R outlet for oven, i know copper goes to center contact but does it matter which side black & white wires go

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This is not a legal, nor ever was a legal install, if the bare copper wire is a single solid wire.
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What size wire is your cable. Is the cable NM or SE? What is the amperage of your oven?

Answer to question: the hots can go on either terminal.
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