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Old 05-22-2012, 12:03 PM   #1
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Hey guys,

How does this look? I think I mapped it correctly...14-2 to the switch and then 14-3 to both outlets. I'm not sure what is better to have controlled by the switch (top or bottom) but I believe the pictured wiring is for bottom to be controlled by the switch (I know I need to remove the tab)


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I know you know this, but you have the red and the white going to the same side of the receptacle.
Just make sure you break the tab on the hot side.

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both hots should be on the same side with the tab broken and there is no neutral in the switch box.
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I switched the bottom with the thinking that switched items are likely to be plugged in all the time and those cords, if on top, might block the lower one slightly. but it really is a personal preference thing.
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Thanks guys, sorry for the crappy picture above I knew about the Hots being on the same side but some reason didn't draw it.

So I am going to follow this diagram except that I will wire nut the Red (Hot) and White (Neutral) at the first outlet and match it up to the 2nd with the 14-3 as well as break the tab on the 2nd outlet



Another simple question assuming the above is correct.

For rough in inspection: My sub panel should or should not have the wires in place from the main panel? and Circuits should not be installed in the sub panel, just the stripped cables hanging loosely
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Thanks guys, sorry for the crappy picture above I knew about the Hots being on the same side but some reason didn't draw it.

So I am going to follow this diagram except that I will wire nut the Red (Hot) and White (Neutral) at the first outlet and match it up to the 2nd with the 14-3 as well as break the tab on the 2nd outlet



Another simple question assuming the above is correct.

For rough in inspection: My sub panel should or should not have the wires in place from the main panel? and Circuits should not be installed in the sub panel, just the stripped cables hanging loosely
I make anything and everything that can be made before the rough.
That means less work at the trim.

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