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New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel! #105178
06/16/04 05:57 AM
06/16/04 05:57 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel! #105179
06/16/04 11:46 AM
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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]

[This message has been edited by SvenNYC (edited 06-16-2004).]

Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel! #105180
06/16/04 02:10 PM
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mamills  Offline
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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)

Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel! #105181
06/16/04 02:25 PM
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Mean Gene  Offline
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Great, it's a tetanus as well as a electrical hazard! [Linked Image]

Re: New Electrical Devcie Box Found During Remodel! #105182
06/16/04 06:41 PM
06/16/04 06:41 PM
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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

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


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