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    When the plans show....

    .... the light goes in the middle of the room........

    .... and a main tee runs right down the middle..........

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    Nice photo's, what's wrong with that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    .... the light goes in the middle of the room........

    .... and a main tee runs right down the middle..........
    he should have used a 4SD box, and notched it deep, and put a ring over
    the top of it..... that's what i always do.....
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    Garvin actually makes a similar box.
    https://www.garvinindustries.com/ele...xes/54171-tbar
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    Wow. I would have never guessed that was available.

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    Quote Originally Posted by curt swartz View Post
    Garvin actually makes a similar box.
    https://www.garvinindustries.com/ele...xes/54171-tbar
    And how would one close up the 'unused' openings?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 480sparky View Post
    And how would one close up the 'unused' openings?
    Look at the second pic. The slots are removable KOs.
    Code references based on 2005 NEC
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    I was wondering if he said he could use it for lighting. Hmmm.

    Nope!

    Can you imagine a wire nut coming loose and 120 or 277 Volt to the ceiling grid work!

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    One of our jobs saw a set of plans, electrical = 1 centered smoke, hvac= 1 centered vent

    nobody bothered to overlay them

    ~RJ~

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    Quote Originally Posted by romex jockey View Post
    One of our jobs saw a set of plans, electrical = 1 centered smoke, hvac= 1 centered vent

    nobody bothered to overlay them

    ~RJ~
    Well, one is going to have to give by three feet!

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