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#58501 - 11/12/05 01:45 AM MC cable  
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Can MC cable be ran in a finish brick wall to a light fixture with no box or shorting bushing, just cut off flush with the brick and light fixture used for the box?


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#58502 - 11/12/05 02:49 AM Re: MC cable  
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I see installations like that terminating in a pancake box.


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#58503 - 11/12/05 05:17 AM Re: MC cable  
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A rotozip with a tile bit is needed for this job. Trace the outline of the box onto the brick, and cut the box into the brick flush, which will result in a better fit against the surface for most fixtures. Some fast hardening hydrallic cement to affix the box. Lawyers will not always be necessarily nice to you in a court room if you skip on the box.


#58504 - 11/12/05 08:19 AM Re: MC cable  
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A tile bit will cut the brick? If that's the case, I'll have to remember that for next time. Those rotozips are a great tool to have.


#58505 - 11/12/05 09:42 AM Re: MC cable  
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Rut,
300.15 requires you to install a box at your fixtur splice point.


#58506 - 11/12/05 09:43 AM Re: MC cable  
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Short answer to question. No.



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