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Old 01-04-2010, 08:40 PM   #1
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Wire connector for grounds


I have a 2-gang box with 2 3-way switches. The left switch has incoming power from another 3-way and out to recessed lights. The right switch has incoming power from nearby outlet, outgoing power to light at bottom of stairs and another to 3-way at top of stairs. My question is normally all the grounds in the box would be connected together but I count 7 when I include the pigtails for the grounds for each switch. No way these can be connected with 1 wire connector, correct?, so is connecting the grounds for each switch OK using 2 separate wire connectors?

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Old 01-04-2010, 08:56 PM   #2
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You should be able to get 7 wires under one marrette, you will have to get the really big ones, I always call them big blues.

The challenge for you may be makeing the joint with seven wires, not always the easiest thing for a DIY.

If you have two split them up into two sets and run a bare wire between them.

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