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Should the wires being hooked up in a split bolt connector be running side by side, like in a wire nut connection, or running towards each other, in opposite directions. Or does it matter?
You can have wires entering from one side or both sides.
If I have 4 wires and I can arrange them neatly to come from both sides then I tend to do 2 and 2...
But if 4 on one side is neatest or convenient...
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