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Old 07-15-2011, 06:05 PM   #1
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I got a cord/chain with polarized plug from a big box store to make a hanging lamp with. The wider spade looks (through the clear plug) to be attached to the wire with the printing on it. Isn't that wrong? So should I connect the printed wire to the + or the - spot in the lamp socket?

One reply can end this thread, I just don't want to electrocute any children (by mistake, that is).

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The identified conductor connected to the wider slot goes to the white or shell of the socket.

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Thanks, end of story!
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