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Old fashioned wiring
Jan 12th, 2020, 12:01am
 
Hi, I’d like to fit new light in my sons bedroom. We haven’t lived in this house long, I’ve unscrewed existing pendant rose and can see red and black wires plus the earth but it is all copper no plastic casing thingy. Is this safe to wire up to the new fitting ? Please advise thanks
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Reply #1 - Jan 12th, 2020, 10:03am
 
Assume you mean the earth which can be sleeved?
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Reply #2 - Jan 12th, 2020, 12:53pm
 
Hi, the earth yes - can I just stick it in the new fitting as it is ?
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Reply #3 - Jan 12th, 2020, 9:43pm
 
Better with a length of green/yellow sleeve, if you have a odd bit of cable you  can pull it off that and use it
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Reply #4 - Jan 20th, 2020, 7:20pm
 
It's quite cheap to buy.  DIY stores will sell tiny lengths for reasonable money.  Wholesalers will sell 100 meters for around the same price  Grin

Some wholesalers may let you have a bit.
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