How 2 mount round base spotlight on single rectangular receptacle box?


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Old 04-04-20, 03:06 AM
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How 2 mount round base spotlight on single rectangular receptacle box?

Replacing old single motion sensor spotlight with new double motion sensor spotlight on the exterior of my garage in an exposed area. Old mounting box is a single rectangular receptacle/gang box, mounted completely above the surface on a stuccoed masonry wall (not mounted flush inside the wall). Need to make it fit the round base of the new light. Have found about a hundred million faceplates and other mountings online converting a 4 inch round/octagon box into a single rectangle/gang box, but not the other way around. The search engines just absolutely will not give me that information.... No matter what I try, I get round to square mountings... Please inform. Or do I have to break down and just try and replace the rectangle box with an octagon?
 
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Old 04-04-20, 05:36 AM
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Hi, can theses spot arms be removed from the plate and reinstalled on a rectangular plate? Post a pic of your fixtures, also another option would be to remove the existing and install the round box in its place, it should cover fine.
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Old 04-04-20, 05:55 AM
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You said it was surface mounted so just replace it with an octagon box.
 
 

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