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Old 12-23-2018, 01:35 AM   #1
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Default Wiring lamp cord to a wall switch for a lamp

Howdy folks. I've searched all over and haven't yet to find the answer. Can I wire a two prong (polarized) lamp cord to a light switch that is going to turn a lamp on/off? I built a two light fixture lamp that I want to keep plugged into the wall, and want to be able to flip the lamp on with the switch that's mounted to the lamp itself. Can/ has it been done? Please do tell. Thanks a ton! Jd.
P'S , I've tried every combo on wiring this deal up, only to keep blowing the breaker, even with trying a different switch. Lamps work fine when wired directly to lamp cord plugged into wall.
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Old 12-23-2018, 01:42 AM   #2
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Short answer, NO.

People doing siht like that is what causes electrical fires and property damage. If your house burns down, the first thing the insurance guy will look for is code violations. Code violations = no claim. And believe me, they'll look.
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