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wiring a 20a 250v recept. Using 12-3 wire . The plug has

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wiring a 20a 250v recept. Using 12-3 wire . The plug has two terminal screws and a ground. Black and red go to the screws and the copper to ground. Where does the white wire go?
Hi, I'm Mike and I'll be glad to assist you. You could have used 12/2 instead. The white being unused can be cut off.
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