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#110483 - 04/26/06 07:18 AM Nail-On Fixture  
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From Grover

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Doing an upgrade to a seasonal "cottage" here in Southern Maine, and
found
this... Old Romex - no ground, no box, and, as the pencil points out,
the
mounting was done by way of a large spike.

Perhaps a "crossover" installation - electrician trained in knob & tube
trying to get used to this new fangled romex stuff? Boxes? we don't
need no
stinkin' boxes - give me a big spike!



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#110484 - 04/27/06 01:07 AM Re: Nail-On Fixture  
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Installed by a carpenter....

Note the amazing fit for the blocking....


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