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    Cord length

    I'm confused as to why you need to select the cord length when buying a light. After all, isnt the cord just wire and cant any wire be spliced?
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    Re: Cord length

    No, because you aren't suppose to splice wires that terminate at a light bulb or other device that is submerged.
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    Re: Cord length

    To be slightly more technical, no splices are allowed between a submerged/wet light fixture and the deck box. The cords come pre-attached to the fixture and need to be long enough to reach the deck box.

    In theory you could always buy a fixture with a long cord and cut it to length once it is pulled through the conduit. However, the run lengths vary so much that it is worth it to offer various cord lengths.
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    Re: Cord length

    hmmmmm ok. Guess there's no real harm there except not being able to order yet lol

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