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Which side of an extension ord is considered the conductor?

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Which side of an extension ord is considered the white conductor ? Is it the wider blade of the plug in or the narrow end of the plug in ?
JA: I'll do all I can to help. How long have you been dealing with this?
Customer: A few hours. I have the wires stripped. They are both smooth.
JA: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?
Customer: Yes I am atta hung a 3-way hampholder to the extension cord wires
JA: Anything else we should know to help you best?
Customer: No
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Electrical
Expert:  Rico Soma replied 10 months ago.

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The larger blade on a male plug end/cap is neutral which is typically the white conductor.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Rico Soma replied 10 months ago.

You're welcome

Expert:  Rico Soma replied 10 months ago.

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