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Old 03-02-2017, 07:17 PM   #1
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I didn't know where to post this , but I'm trying to install a new outlet off a old one , the outlet I wanna run off isn't at the end of the circuit , has 2 wires , one coming into box and one going out , what Am wondering about is , both the neaturals and hots are on this outlet , not pigtailed and what not , is that just a way of keeping the circuit running onto the next outlet , but if I took the wires out , would I have to pigtail all 3 hots + a extra onto that outlet and do that with the neatrul to?thats what I was gonna do, Will that mess anything up , do u need 2 hots and 2 neautrals on a outlet ? Can't u only have one hot and neatural as long as the tab isn't broken it will supply electric to both outlets ? Idk if u understand but any help would be appreciated thank you
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I didn't know where to post this
On DIY forum like everything said to when you registered here.
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Ok lol can I delet this post so I can move it anyway
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You should cut off all the grounds to start with.

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Cut off all the grounds?
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