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Joints in festoon wiring shall be staggered. Where such lampholders have terminals of a type that puncture the insulation and make contact with the conductors, they shall be attached only to conductors of the stranded type. Lamps enclosed in lanterns or similar devices of combustible material shall be equipped with guards.
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