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#106894 - 01/13/01 04:58 PM Crowded J-box
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Submitted by Virgil Kelly (aka sparky66wv)

This is of a new J box that's over crowded and hard to get an extension on, though I succeeded with some work"
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#106895 - 01/14/01 05:51 AM Re: Crowded J-box
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Looks like that pipe & coupling are in the way there....
#106896 - 01/15/01 02:43 PM Re: Crowded J-box
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I see that there are no box offsets in the EMT. I realize they aren't required, but that is definitely poor workmanship. That looks like type MC cable, if it is, was there a connection from the box to all the equipment grounds?
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#106897 - 01/15/01 04:12 PM Re: Crowded J-box
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Yes, there was a grounding conductor in the box (from the panel) that was attached to the MC grounding conductors and pigtailed to the box. This was above a suspended ceiling so I can overlook the lack of offsets. The only error was over-crowding the box. Personally, I don't buy any J-box smaller than a 4"x4"x2-1/8".
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