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#120597 - 04/25/05 05:08 PM Inaccessible J-box
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This box was easily accessible- until the tenant re-modeled, and moved a wall. As you can see, there are still connections inside.

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#120598 - 04/25/05 06:35 PM Re: Inaccessible J-box
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Is that reddish areas fire caulking? If so, I havent seen it used on horizontal penetrations.

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#120599 - 04/26/05 02:52 AM Re: Inaccessible J-box
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Maybe you could access through the missing KO

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#120600 - 04/26/05 06:01 PM Re: Inaccessible J-box
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Yes, the red stuff is fire caulk...this was a hallway, with double layers of sheetrock.

Of course, having a j-box in the middle of the wall raises all sorts of other issues....

As luck would have it, in the course of sorting out the wiring, this j-box was eventually completely abandoned.

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