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Posted by David on February 14th, 2003 07:48 PM
In reply to junction boxes wire nuts by dale on February 14th, 2003 12:05 PM [Go to top of thread]

...Dale, is the stripping method. Be sure you have a good set of wire strippers; don't use a utility knife. Using a knife or poor strippers will score the wire; this makes a weak point in the wire which can become brittle, or overheat. A scored 14 gauge wire is no longer a 14 gauge wire.

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