I'm converting an old candle based chandelier. There will be 10 bulbs. I've purchased the sockets and wire and am about to start making it happen.......but I'm not sure about the wiring. The sockets have one yellow brass terminal (Y) and one white brass terminal(W). My thought is to wire it up so that at the point where the lamps are linked together, I would connect all the wires from Y and all the wires from W into two separate leads which I'd then link into the A/C cord.
Does that sound right? Do I have to be so rigorous to make sure that all the wires from Y and all the wires from W stay in separate bundles?
And once I get the wiring correct, is it wise to solder the twisted bundles?
Thanks. Electricity is my achilles heal.
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