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#111261 - 10/06/06 06:24 PM these cans were in contact with insulation
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#111262 - 10/06/06 07:08 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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At least the original installer used what looks to be the proper wire and not speaker wire.
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#111263 - 10/06/06 07:22 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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In contact with or buried in??? and just curious... what size bulbs?

-1 for no romex connectors
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#111264 - 10/07/06 01:53 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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OK, add a -10 for no junction box at the side of the can, or perhaps the factory flex to a box.
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#111265 - 10/07/06 02:04 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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In contact with? I guess we can't say that those splices were a flyin' then. Another fire hazard diffused though. Congrats Doug!
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#111266 - 10/07/06 03:56 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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When the absentee landlord called me he says oh i think theres just a tab bent in the lamp socket.
Well I emailed the pics and a quote to him he authorized the repairs
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#111267 - 10/07/06 05:03 PM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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I'm sure Mr. LL has his cans installed properly.
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#111268 - 10/08/06 06:18 AM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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Is that the Canadian version of "Romex?"

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#111269 - 10/08/06 08:58 AM Re: these cans were in contact with insulation
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I am not sure it does say Canada Wire on IT.
yes that was on of our version that stuff is about 20 years old I think. Our newer stuff would be the same as the Southwire Brand with another coating of "plastic" over the individual conductor insulation
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