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#105178 - 06/16/04 06:57 AM New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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#105179 - 06/16/04 12:46 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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It looks like someone tried making a "steamboat" (those F-clips for boxes) out of an old bandage tin.

Good thing J&J doesn't sell bandages in metal cans anymore. [Linked Image]

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#105180 - 06/16/04 03:10 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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Wait a minute...I see a romex clamp in there. You reckon this might have been used as a J-box and this "engineer" used the band-aids as insulation for the splices? [Linked Image]

Mike (mamills)


#105181 - 06/16/04 03:25 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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Great, it's a tetanus as well as a electrical hazard! [Linked Image]


#105182 - 06/16/04 07:41 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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I'm not sure I'd classify this as a "new" device box All in all, of all the things I've seen used to enclose splices, I've seen worse! [Linked Image] At least they DID enclose it! Although I doubt Curad has applied for UL listing, did they bother to ground it? [Linked Image]

-Randy


#105183 - 06/16/04 11:17 PM Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel!  
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So, is the tapped 10-32 hole in the J&J jumction box marked for grounding?



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