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I have a romex cable feeding an outdoor yard light.

It was cut, I spliced it, soldered it and wrapped it with tape. Is there a way to splice and bury it safely to code?

If not, I'll need to dig a 30 foot trench to replace the whole length.

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  • wikihow.com/Splice-Wire Method #3 is my prefered way. Make sure the glue from the sleeve covers the entire cable all around, to prevent water from entering the splice.
    – Sorenp
    Jul 29 '19 at 10:44
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    Go to your local hardware store and buy an underground splice.
    – Jeroen3
    Jul 29 '19 at 10:50
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    Duplicate of diy.stackexchange.com/q/170102/97780
    – Solar Mike
    Jul 29 '19 at 12:16
  • @DaveTweed it was already on here so why create a duplicate?
    – Solar Mike
    Jul 29 '19 at 12:18
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    Flagged for mods. The other version has a live user attached, so it's probably the one to keep.
    – isherwood
    Jul 29 '19 at 12:39