Can you shorten outdoor string lights?

What do I do if my string lights are too long?

The best way to shorten lights wired in series is to remove an entire series section of lights by cutting lights apart where there are only has two wires, with the lights unplugged. Then, simply cap each of the two cut wires with a wire connector.

Can you cut off excess string lights?

The light string is not designed to be shortened. The only way is to cut and terminate the wire. The sockets are fixed and cannot be moved either.

Can you cut LED string lights to make them shorter?

Short Answer:

No, you can’t lengthen or shorten standard series-wired incandescent and LED Christmas tree light strings that are made with 2 or 3-wire harnesses. Even if they work at first, they won’t last long.

Can you cut the end of fairy lights?

I just found the post about cutting the light strings. POSTED BY THE SELLER. yes, you can, the rest of bulbs on the wire will still work. … yes, you can, the rest of bulbs on the wire will still work.

How do you connect string lights together?

Turnbuckles connect to one end of each strand, directly to the eye bolt, and minimize torsion from wind. Just loop your cables into the eye bolts (or turnbuckles) and lock them in place with wire clamps. After these cables are set up, lock your string lights in place with cable ties.

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