This should be a simple to answer but I am not sure how to phrase it for google.

For a standard recessed light (aka can-light) in the US, what is the nut/thread size of the earth stud on the inside of the unit? This is the stud that accepts the flying lead earth from the light fixture.

  • 10-32 generally green homedepot.com/p/202956750
    – Tyson
    Jul 14 '18 at 20:45
  • @Tyson Those are grounding screws. I am after the nut that tightens onto the threaded stud on the inside of the can-light
    – Peter M
    Jul 14 '18 at 20:47
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    I don’t know what part you mean then. That’s what my can lights use to attach the green or bare ground wire.
    – Tyson
    Jul 14 '18 at 20:49
  • The can lights I have, have a threaded stud sticking out on the inside of the can that can be used the attaching an earth lead. The LED replacement kits I have been using have such a flying lead for eating teh electronics component
    – Peter M
    Jul 14 '18 at 20:57

OK ..I Just found it by looking online at the instructions of the LED kits I have been buying. The nut I was looking for is

No. 8-32 Hex Nut

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