Question about electrical box with "Madison Bars"


Old 08-17-20, 02:21 PM
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Question about electrical box with "Madison Bars"

Trying to remove a 4 gang metal elec box.
Apparently it is held in with "Madison Bars". (never seen those before, but found a pic online)
So, if I remove the switches, loosen the wiring, and bend back those tabs - should the boxes be removable? Is there anything else holding those boxes in place? Seems awfully rigid, but I don't see any screws or nails.
I'll try to add a couple pics of my boxes...

Old 08-17-20, 02:33 PM
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Yes the boxes should pull out once you bend the bars straight.
Old 08-17-20, 08:08 PM
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If the wallpaper is covering the box "ears" that might also be helping to hold the box in place.

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