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Old 09-25-05, 12:36 AM
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I am installing a lanscaping spot light. At the end of the uf wire im putting in a plug which i can just plug in to a recepetacle. One connector is brass and the other is silver. Which color do i put on what one. thank you
 
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Old 09-25-05, 06:29 AM
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I do not believe that UF cable is listed for attachment to a cord cap.
 
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Old 09-25-05, 06:39 AM
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You don't do this. It violates code and is dangerous. Wire it properly or not at all.
 
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Old 09-25-05, 09:02 AM
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Please heed the advice already given. However, to help you in future projects you may undertake, in electrical devices such as receptacles and plugs, the HOT wire ( usually black, may be red or blue ) always goes on the brass colored screw, and the NEUTRAL wire (white) always goes on the silver colored screw.
 
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