Why ? What happens ?
Me: "Sure I can do that for you."
Inspector: "Um, those screws are not stainless or galvanized.
Me:"Um, what code article would require them to be?"
Cold dishes are hard to swallow but bring much satisfaction to the chef.Inspector: "I don't think I like your attitude son. Lets just open all the boxes and get out that torque screwdriver so I can check the breakers and receptacles. Then we'll go grab a copy of the code book and see what we can find for you. I could be wrong, but I've got the time today to sit here and see if I am."
It's amazing, the "Electrical Box Mounting Screws?" in the picture below look like just like drywall screws.
and the human life expectancy was like 19.
Yes, drywall screws are "legal" to use in mounting the elec. boxes on to the"Is it legal to use standard drywall screws to mount conduit and boxes in the basement of a residence?"