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#182066 - 11/17/08 03:00 AM Re: Crowded Boxes [Re: electure]
Luketrician Offline
Registered: 07/08/06
Posts: 272
Loc: Sale Creek, TN USA
I bet box fill is only one, of the many violations here...YIKES!

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#182099 - 11/17/08 11:23 PM Re: Crowded Boxes [Re: Luketrician]
crselectric Offline
Registered: 09/24/06
Posts: 133
Loc: albany, ca
so, you would derate that for conductors in free air? right
#182100 - 11/18/08 11:28 AM Re: Crowded Boxes [Re: crselectric]
EV607797 Offline
Registered: 10/25/06
Posts: 744
Loc: Fredericksburg, VA, USA
I don't think I've ever been in the ceiling of a restaurant where I didn't encounter at least one of those boxes. Can you imagine how much fun they would be if they had the appropriate number of extension boxes installed? That thing would probably be a foot deep. Think of how many circuits are using the wrong neutral too!

"But the guy at Home Depot said it would work."
#182383 - 11/24/08 11:19 PM Re: Crowded Boxes [Re: EV607797]
bigpapa Offline
Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 77
Loc: canada
Hey there's still a couple of knockouts left.

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