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#126388 - 12/11/05 06:57 PM 4 gang boxes
larryep Offline
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Loc: st.louis
i am running power to a 4 gang box pig tailing 4 black wires and running power to a other 2 gang box. WILL RED WIRE NUT BE BIG ENOUGH FOR 6 HOT WIRES?

regarding ground wires i added up 10. 2 power 4 switch and four piggy's. dam i know the red is not big enough for that . WHAT IS?

One more thing i have a low volt transformer ( 60 watt) should be small enough to fit in a 4 gang then run low volt wire out of this four gang around 15 feet to single minilite. IS THAT RUN OF 15 FT. TO FAR TO POWER A EUROFASE MINILITE? (MODEL NUMBER RO37)http://www.lightshoppe.com/cart/category.cfm?cat=79&UserID=-25769777

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#126389 - 12/11/05 07:37 PM Re: 4 gang boxes
sierra electrician Offline
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Use a big blue!

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#126390 - 12/11/05 07:41 PM Re: 4 gang boxes
Electric Eagle Offline
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I don't want to seem rude, but it sounds to me like you might want to call a licensed electrician.

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#126391 - 12/11/05 08:00 PM Re: 4 gang boxes
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"One more thing i have a low volt transformer ( 60 watt) should be small enough to fit in a 4 gang then run low volt wire out of this four gang around 15 feet to single minilite."

Yep, homeowner alert!

Wiring within the walls needs to be class I, and wiring would need Class I/Class II seperation in the box. As for the wire nuts, check manufaturers wire matrix.

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