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#23056 - 03/10/03 09:26 PM romex basket  
jones4409  Offline
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Can anyone tell me where I can buy a romex basket. Have check Lowes and Home Depot and several local supply houses. Any help would be appreciated.


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#23057 - 03/10/03 09:28 PM Re: romex basket  
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A WHAT?


#23058 - 03/10/03 09:37 PM Re: romex basket  
iwire  Offline
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Something like this?
[Linked Image]


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#23059 - 03/10/03 09:53 PM Re: romex basket  
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I just bought some stuff to make my own. I can't really explain how but I have an idea in my head. Here is something else that might do the trick. http://www.assoc-elec-prod.com/wwfeatures.htm


#23060 - 03/11/03 02:24 AM Re: romex basket  
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Thanks for the pic, iwire.
So that's what Romex, looks like, I have never seen a real picture of it. [Linked Image]


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#23061 - 03/11/03 03:19 AM Re: romex basket  
lighthouse  Offline
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Trumpy....so you know,thats not romex.
that's mc or bx cable


#23062 - 03/11/03 06:41 AM Re: romex basket  
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I could not find a picture with RX but the basket I showed was for both.

I have seen home made versions, they used the ball bearing unit you would use under a kitchen cabinet "lazy Susan" like this
[Linked Image]

With a couple of circles of plywood, and a street safety cone in the middle to drop the RX over.


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#23063 - 03/11/03 08:02 AM Re: romex basket  
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I believe Virgil had a thread on how he made his own, a coffee can version is memory serves...


#23064 - 03/11/03 02:51 PM Re: romex basket  
kale  Offline
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Check out this link for Greenlee's selection. http://www.greenlee.textron.com/download/archive/131.pdf


#23065 - 03/11/03 06:59 PM Re: romex basket  
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When I make mine this weekend I'll send in a picture.


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