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Old 07-12-2010, 06:03 AM   #1
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Hardwiring a plug-in style flourecent fixture


I have 2 Utilitec T8 flourecent light fixtures in my garage. Each of them plug into recepticals so when I want to turn both lights on I have to manually plug each one in. I'd like to chain them together and put both of them on a single wall switch. Can I hard wire these by removing the cord and accessing the internal wiring or are these corded fixtures meant to be used only with cords? I'd rather not buy new lights as these provide the perfect amount of light.
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Leave them plugged in, and run a switch leg from the receptacle in the ceiling to a location along the wall and now you have the lights on a switch.
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Leave them plugged in, and run a switch leg from the receptacle in the ceiling to a location along the wall and now you have the lights on a switch.
Yeah guess you are right. Didn't really think about doing that. Should be easy enough.
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