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Unusual Box and cover #110936
08/07/06 05:19 PM
08/07/06 05:19 PM
renosteinke  Offline OP
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It appears that the sparky found a way to both increase box capacity, as well cover the box. [Linked Image]

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Re: Unusual Box and cover #110937
08/07/06 09:11 PM
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Hemingray  Offline
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now how was THIS accomplished? [Linked Image]


Cliff
Re: Unusual Box and cover #110938
08/07/06 10:33 PM
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He couldn't find an extender box?

The trouble people go through, to do something wrong amazes me..

Looks like he needs bender practice too.

[This message has been edited by Dnkldorf (edited 08-07-2006).]

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110939
08/07/06 10:39 PM
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So yeah....how DID this guy attach a box to a box?

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110940
08/07/06 11:52 PM
08/07/06 11:52 PM
renosteinke  Offline OP
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The boxes are ever so slightly out of alignment.... he ran the scres mos of the way in, then inserted with a twist, so the screw heads caught on the tabs of the other box.

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110941
08/08/06 04:06 AM
08/08/06 04:06 AM
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Genius! Now that's real smart. [Linked Image]Looks like that conduit on the right was "swooped" down, instead of a nice offset..


Luke Clarke
Electrical Planner for TVA.

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110942
08/08/06 09:49 AM
08/08/06 09:49 AM
renosteinke  Offline OP
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Luke, blame that on my poor picture... that "swoop" is actually the only time I've ever seen "smurf tube" used.... it's not always blue!

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110943
08/08/06 10:19 AM
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I'll just sit here and continue scratching my head over those boxes. LOL

What's funny is that sort of stupidity would have never crossed my head. There are just some things that you just can't....conceive, ya know? [Linked Image]

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110944
08/08/06 02:11 PM
08/08/06 02:11 PM
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Well... look it this way, at least box fill requirements likely weren't violated. How very code conscious.

Imagine the time spent "adjusting" the screws just right to get the "cover box" locked into place.

Joe

Re: Unusual Box and cover #110945
08/08/06 08:34 PM
08/08/06 08:34 PM
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Are we sure thats not an extension ring facing the wall with a box on the "wrong" side?

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