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Old 04-30-2011, 12:41 PM
johnpost johnpost is offline
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backstab is a short coloquialism, it is easier than 'quick and dirty unreliable method receptacle wiring method'.

the spring backwiring for receptacles admits 14AWG wire, for new wiring 14AWG can only be used for lighting circuits, so they are usable for repair work. (USA)