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#107831 07/09/04 10:55 PM
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A " field listed - homeowner approved " fan box. At least he did install a block for it......
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An HVAC disconnect on the rear of a manufactored home. Came in BIG box with sizzor lift !!!!!!!!!!

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#107832 07/10/04 03:19 AM
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Is the A/C condensor being dual used as a back step/porch here also? The disco might even be considered accessible in that case [Linked Image]


#107833 07/10/04 07:17 PM
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Eye level if you reach around from inside the door.

#107834 07/11/04 09:22 AM
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Is that an extension cord feeding the fan box?

#107835 07/11/04 11:28 AM
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That's 12/3 romex feeding that. As long as the screws that support the fan go into the wood I see no problem.

#107836 07/15/04 03:43 PM
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As far as i know this box cannot be used as a fan box, if the scews go into the wood or not. This box was not intended to be used for fans so, so i think using other than 10/32 screws in this bow would be breaking the UL listing.And yes that is 12/3 romex now yellow, used to be white a few years ago, about 3 or 4 yrs ago i think.

#107837 07/15/04 03:45 PM
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OOps sorry about the typos [Linked Image]

#107838 07/15/04 05:55 PM
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The screws used for standard fixture boxes are 8/32 not 10. And suppose you mount the fan using the 8/32 holes and then you use the 3 1/2" wood screws that come with the fan to secure the fan to the framing member also. What is the problem?

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