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There's a many different ways to do it, and how it's done depends on personal preference. Example Methods Long tail In this variation, the Electrician will leave one of the grounding conductors long. He'll install a ground screw in the threaded hole in the back of the box, and loop the long conductor around the screw around the middle of the conductor. ...


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Hot1 and Neutral1 are the feed from the panel. Hot2 and Neutral2 feed the next receptacle in the chain. If you connect Hot1 and Neutral1 to the receptacle, this receptacle will work. If you also connect Hot2 and Neutral2 to the receptacle, all the devices downstream will also work. Depending on the new receptacle you're installing, you should wire it ...


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Your tester shows you 120V from Hot1 to Hot2? What country are you in? Are you sure you're not reading 240V (more or less) between Hot1 and Hot2? If you do not have an independent (typically bare copper) ground wire in the box, and the ground terminals on your receptacles are just pig-tailed to the neutrals, then you should either disconnect the pigtail ...



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