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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?
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  • A picture or two? Not sure what you mean by a split bolt ... a split pin however... – Solar Mike Apr 14 at 14:09
  • encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/… – Greg Apr 14 at 14:16
  • encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/… – Greg Apr 14 at 14:17
  • Sorry, trying to copy and paste a pic of the connector. Will try again – Greg Apr 14 at 14:17
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    Edit the question and click the insert-picture button. You can't put a picture in a comment (and edits are better when you are adding more information, too). – Kevin Reid Apr 14 at 14:19
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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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