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Hi there.I was about to change a ceiling light for my daughter flat,to a drop down so she can put a lampshade on.The fitting is quite old and the wiring I found can be seen in the photos.There are 3 reds twisted together,then 3 blacks,of which 2 are in 1 connection and the other in another connection point.Could someone please describe to me how they would go into a modern light fitting.Many thanks
 

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Three reds into the middle terminal.
Two blacks into the blue side.
Single black into the brown side.
Cut the twisted ends off.
 
That new pendant you're fitting seems to have damage to the suspended flex - treat yourself to a new one, they're only a couple of quid !
well spotted, brilliant reply, a potential reply post of the month there. I didn't spot it at first, but I am old lol
 
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