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Old 09-22-2011, 09:06 AM   #1
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Old 2 wire homerun splicing with new 12/2?

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Can I splice my old 2 wire which runs from the electrical panel (no ground wire; 1950's home) with new 12/2 in a junction box? More specifically, how do I splice the new 12/2 ground wire?



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Old 09-22-2011, 09:29 AM   #2
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Old 2 wire homerun splicing with new 12/2?

No. 2 wire circuits are not allowed to be extended.
You will need to run a new circuit.

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