Recessed Receptacle Not Fitting in Carlon 1-Gang Deep Box

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Old 04-15-18, 09:23 AM
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Recessed Receptacle Not Fitting in Carlon 1-Gang Deep Box

I purchased a Legrand recessed receptacle, and it will not fit in a Carlon 1-gang deep box. There are these ridges on the inside top and bottom, and the receptacle is hitting them. I installed one last year (Leviton brand receptacle, I think), and I had no issues. Iím pretty sure I used the same exact box. Is it the brand of receptacle that Iím using, or is the box the issue?
 
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Old 04-15-18, 12:19 PM
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Those receptacles don't fit in most old work boxes.
I believe you need to use the deep gray Legrand boxes.... part # 382724

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