As I understand, as long as I have space to put those two extra pigtails
and wire two wire nuts in, I am OK with the box. The pigtails and wire
nuts don't reduce the number of allowable wires printed on the box,
>What you are proposing is the preferred way of wiring an
>I do hope you have the deep rough-in boxes to allow more room for
>wire, wire nuts, pigtails.
>Keep the whole world singing. . . .
>> I am wiring a 20amp circuit. The #12 seems pretty hard to
>> deal inside the electral box for the with the receptacle.
>> I notice all the books demonstrates that incoming wires
>> and outgoing ones connect to the seperate screws on the
>> receptacle. Is there any reason not to use a pigtail
>> and connect to the receptacle first, then connect it
>> together in/out wires with a wire nut, just like what
>> is done to a ground wires? That would be much easier
>> than to bend those short and hard #12 wires and try to
>> screw on those 4 hot/neutral wires?
>> I am talking about the middle of the run, non-split