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From: Joe Leikhim
Subject: Re: American vs foreign electrical parts and installations
Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 18:39:03 -0400
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Next the wallboard will pull off!
> I agree. One thing is worth mentioning, though;
> Most residences are now wired using plastic outlet boxes. Often, if one
> installs a specification grade or hospital grade receptacle in such a box,
> the gripping power of the device will overwhelm the holding power of the
> 6-32 tapped holes in the plastic box. The device winds up getting pulled out
> with the plug. That doesn't inspire customer confidence in workmanship. I
> have a builder who specs out Lev 5242 spec grade recepts on all his jobs. I
> use 3-1/2" steel gem boxes or 1900's with plaster rings on those jobs for
> that reason.
Joe Leikhim K4SAT
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