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#192298 - 02/05/10 11:18 PM rework boxes for thick walls?
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Anybody know of a rework box that works well with walls that are 1-1/2 in thick or more?

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#192306 - 02/06/10 09:09 AM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: bigpapa]
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Registered: 10/26/05
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What about just a deep metal box with plaster ears like a 3x2x 3-1/2" deep and either using holdits (battleships) or screws through the ears into the wall?

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#192307 - 02/06/10 09:34 AM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: davemica]
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Double sheet rock- i cut top and bottom off of the 'mad bars'(battle ship) bend the tabs out and tap in between the 2 layers. Works great.

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#192309 - 02/06/10 10:44 AM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: leland]
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Do they still make the 'extra long' madison bars??
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#192310 - 02/06/10 11:17 AM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: HotLine1]
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#192311 - 02/06/10 11:48 AM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: Rewire]
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thanks
I will see of I can find some longer Madison bars somewhere.
I know my regular suppliers don't have them.

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#192313 - 02/06/10 04:15 PM Re: rework boxes for thick walls? [Re: bigpapa]
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Steel City 820-D good for 2 3/4 '' thats all I use. Just cut them down. This way I only stock 1 size in truck. I would use 3 1/2" metal old work box, with the clamps in it. depends on M/C or Rx. If it is double rock it may be fire rated?

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