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#105178 - 06/16/04 03:57 AM New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
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#105179 - 06/16/04 09:46 AM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
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It looks like someone tried making a "steamboat" (those F-clips for boxes) out of an old bandage tin.

Good thing J&J doesn't sell bandages in metal cans anymore.

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#105180 - 06/16/04 12:10 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
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Wait a minute...I see a romex clamp in there. You reckon this might have been used as a J-box and this "engineer" used the band-aids as insulation for the splices?

Mike (mamills)
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#105181 - 06/16/04 12:25 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
Mean Gene Offline
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Great, it's a tetanus as well as a electrical hazard!
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#105182 - 06/16/04 04:41 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
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I'm not sure I'd classify this as a "new" device box All in all, of all the things I've seen used to enclose splices, I've seen worse! At least they DID enclose it! Although I doubt Curad has applied for UL listing, did they bother to ground it?

-Randy
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#105183 - 06/16/04 08:17 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!
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So, is the tapped 10-32 hole in the J&J jumction box marked for grounding?
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