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#68886 - 08/20/06 10:50 PM Box Template  
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Would anyone here happen to have a template of a single-gang Carlon Plastic Box on their computer that they could post or email me? Or maybe know of one online that I could print? It needs to be actual size, not scaled. I'm trying to figure out if there's enough room on a wall for a data outlet.

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Ian A.


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#68887 - 08/20/06 11:48 PM Re: Box Template  
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Make one out of poster board. Rod


#68888 - 08/21/06 12:24 AM Re: Box Template  
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Use a better quality box, anything is better then Carlon.


#68889 - 08/21/06 01:04 AM Re: Box Template  
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I would, but it's only for a data line until we move.

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#68890 - 08/21/06 02:44 AM Re: Box Template  
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I made one out of a peice of scrap steel a while back, lent it to a carpenter to cut all my holes, and that was the end of it.

For most of the carlon stuff they often have a few paper ones in the case, if you look there might be one left at the bottom.... If not, do what we all do, wing it....


Mark Heller
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#68891 - 08/21/06 11:08 AM Re: Box Template  
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If its for data. use a low voltage ring,otherwise place face of box on wall and trace cut out, but dont forget to flip flop cut out for toggles/dogs or your opening will be wrong.


#68892 - 08/21/06 08:50 PM Re: Box Template  
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The Carlon old works are just straight cuts now. The design was changed, the ones that you are talking about are the older ones.


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#68893 - 08/21/06 09:30 PM Re: Box Template  
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Well go figure, I just found one in my stash behind the couch! I've got some plastic sheathing leftover from a bathroom project, I'll make a sturdy template from that. Oh, and I would use Data Rings, but I couldn't find them at Home Cheapo or Lowes.

Ian A.


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