Rear NMB connector for Outdoor metal waterproof box?

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Old 02-21-17, 02:13 PM
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Question Rear NMB connector for Outdoor metal waterproof box?

What should be used for the rear NMB connector for an outdoor metal waterproof box?
 
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Old 02-21-17, 02:23 PM
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I tried the regular twin-screw connector.

The threads didn't fit well.

And you couldn't put the locking-ring on.
 
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Old 02-21-17, 02:28 PM
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Hi, how is the box supported?if it is mounted to the house then a regular nmb connector can be used,post a pic of your application.
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Is it fastened to a wall? Are you coming into it though the wall?
 
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Old 02-21-17, 02:31 PM
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Its going to be fastened directly onto the exterior stucco.

NMB will be coming directly into the rear.
 
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Old 02-21-17, 02:34 PM
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What type of box are you using,if it is a Bell box you may need to chase the threads with the threads of a short piece of 1/2" Rigid pipe first.
 
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Yeah it is a Bell box, model 5337-0.

Are you supposed to be able to put the locking-ring of the twin-screw connector on?
 

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Old 02-21-17, 03:58 PM
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Are you supposed to be able to put the locking-ring of the twin-screw connector on?
No. You just screw it into the hub without the locknut. They can be finicky sometimes if they were cast poorly.
 
 

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