Outdoor LV floodlight assistance


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Old 07-13-20, 09:12 AM
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Outdoor LV floodlight assistance

Hello -
I bought some new outdoor floodlights. Please see pics. NO clue how to hook up the electric. Instructions say to connect /splice the existing wire, but I have never heard of such a thing. coming out of the ground are 2 wires, if I have to connect through the rubber, what wire do I use? Any idea? Apologies in advance
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for being so non educational with electrical stuff.
 
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Old 07-13-20, 10:07 AM
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No problem. Your existing wiring has red wire nuts on it. Remove the wire nuts.
On your new lights..... cut off the tap blocks on the end, strip the wires and connect them under the red wire nuts.

Two recommendations..... when using wire nuts for outdoor splices..... keep the cap end up and open end down so they don't fill with water. Use gel filled wire nuts to keep the corrosion down. The gel filled wire nuts come in different sizes and are available at all home improvement stores.
 
 

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