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#107964 06/25/04 05:09 PM
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I saw these coming home the other day. These were taken at a liquor store near my house. The funny part is once inside I noticed they were in the process of installing security cameras...I wonder how that will turn out. Guess I better hurry up and drink my beer so I can take more pictures huh?

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#107965 06/25/04 10:55 PM
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I’m guessing an engine-block heater and laptop per stall, and it was a rush job for Antarctic –30° due any day now.

#107966 06/25/04 11:25 PM
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I wouldn't thow my beer can in that receptical,(pun intended)sparks may fly.

#107967 06/26/04 08:07 PM
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Not to go off on a tangent, but...

Anyone have a way of anchoring stuff to those sheet metal panels that they're happy with?

#107968 06/26/04 08:22 PM
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Let's see weather proof covers, Check
Plenty of Support for conduit, Check
Weather proof fittings, Check
If this was in the Mojave desert, it might not have any moisture problems.

#107969 06/27/04 12:05 AM
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Anyone have a way of anchoring stuff to those sheet metal panels that they're happy with?
Yep, Aim for a stud! If not, there's not a whole lot more that self tapping button heads I can imagine...

rhagfo, The Mojave is known for flash floods during certain times of year! [Linked Image] Not to mention the occasional high desert freak snow drop...

Im really curious what the purpose for these are... Vending machines maybe? Install by Pepsi's in-house handyman? [Linked Image]

-Randy

#107970 06/27/04 10:05 AM
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On sheet metal I'd use two-hole straps with 1/4" bolts with nuts & washers on the back side.

Dave

#107971 06/27/04 05:02 PM
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As the smart(dumb)alec that I am, the plugs are upside down...S

#107972 06/27/04 05:08 PM
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You use #10-12-14 Fastenes on this stuff. Like Randy said, hit the studs.

#107973 06/27/04 05:25 PM
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I agree with the above, you either hit the structure inside or you have trouble with anything more than the smallest raceways and boxes.

In a pinch I have used toggle bolts on this with a fender washer to cover the hole. A little spray paint that is a close match hides the washer pretty well compared to leaving it shiny zinc.

This is a poor option if you can see it from inside the building though. [Linked Image]

If I had to do that job in the picture (with the right boxes) I would probably use at least four #12 fasteners and a full layer of silicone adhesive between the box and the wall.

Bob


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