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#107831 - 07/09/04 07:55 PM Homemade Fan Box
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A " field listed - homeowner approved " fan box. At least he did install a block for it......
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An HVAC disconnect on the rear of a manufactored home. Came in BIG box with sizzor lift !!!!!!!!!!

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#107832 - 07/10/04 12:19 AM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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Is the A/C condensor being dual used as a back step/porch here also? The disco might even be considered accessible in that case

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#107833 - 07/10/04 04:17 PM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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Eye level if you reach around from inside the door.
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#107834 - 07/11/04 06:22 AM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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Is that an extension cord feeding the fan box?

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#107835 - 07/11/04 08:28 AM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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That's 12/3 romex feeding that. As long as the screws that support the fan go into the wood I see no problem.

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#107836 - 07/15/04 12:43 PM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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As far as i know this box cannot be used as a fan box, if the scews go into the wood or not. This box was not intended to be used for fans so, so i think using other than 10/32 screws in this bow would be breaking the UL listing.And yes that is 12/3 romex now yellow, used to be white a few years ago, about 3 or 4 yrs ago i think.

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#107837 - 07/15/04 12:45 PM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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OOps sorry about the typos

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#107838 - 07/15/04 02:55 PM Re: Homemade Fan Box
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The screws used for standard fixture boxes are 8/32 not 10. And suppose you mount the fan using the 8/32 holes and then you use the 3 1/2" wood screws that come with the fan to secure the fan to the framing member also. What is the problem?

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