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#52087 - 05/18/05 03:58 PM sub panel flush mount
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How do you typically physically flush mount a smaller (8 circuit)sub panel for residential new work.

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#52088 - 05/18/05 04:23 PM Re: sub panel flush mount
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I screw it to a stud on one side & then screw a 2 foot piece of 2x4 on the other side thus creating a phantom stud. When the drywall is installed, the panel will be just about as solid as if it was really screwed to 2 studs.

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#52089 - 05/18/05 04:55 PM Re: sub panel flush mount
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Clever trick, thanks Tom.

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