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I want to use stone or brick as a back-splash on a kitchen wall.
I have to move the electrical outlet boxes forward to accommodate the added thickness.

I don't have enough wire in the box to make the move.
Can I move the box and pigtail additional wire using mar connectors?

This is an old house and re-threading the line would be a nightmare.
 

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What is a mar connector?

You can probably use push-in connectors like these:
http://www.idealindustries.com/products/wire_termination/push-in/

And you can use box extenders to bring the face of your box out further:
He must be in Canada. Marrets are wire nuts to us. OP. secutanudu is correct. You can use wire nuts to extend the wires or any other connector rated for this. I like Wagos like shown above in the link. They take up less room.

The box extender shown above naturally can be purchased for metal boxes too. If you need metal.

This should be a relatively easy job. Good Luck.
 

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Ken, you do realize the spliced connections have to remain accessible, right? Meaning you cannot drop the splice back in the wall. They have to be in the box.
 
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