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#120086 - 03/03/05 05:18 AM Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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#120087 - 03/03/05 02:12 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Lovin it!!

I'd say box fill calc is:

80% of the 5s, times 1.73 of the fill of the 4s....

Heck, who knows?
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#120088 - 03/03/05 03:31 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Yet another example of how some people will expend so much effort to do something wrong.

Even Home Depot sells 5S raised covers.

Peter D.
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#120089 - 03/03/05 07:37 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Just proves the old adage anybody can be a electrician
LOL
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#120090 - 03/03/05 09:27 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Anyone can call themselves an "Electrician", but knowing how to work correctly as one, are two totally different things.
Hmm,
Could this be a new version of Double-Insulated equipment?.
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#120091 - 03/04/05 12:01 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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The proper box fill for this contraption is ... take the handle end of the hammer and press on the wires; if you can get the face plate on it's correct.
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#120092 - 03/04/05 09:07 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Would you consider it to be unsafe?
(If it had a cover plate)
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#120093 - 03/04/05 09:39 PM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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This one is unsafe due to possibly chafing the conductors. (no bushings in KOs)

edited to remove comma.


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#120094 - 03/05/05 12:23 AM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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Electure,
Which box would the cover go on?.
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#120095 - 03/05/05 03:19 AM Re: Unique Box Fill Calculation Needed
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I don't understand why anyone would do this?? I'm sure I'm missing something.
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