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01-03-14, 01:30 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Honestly, I have seen everything from solid wood...

Honestly, I have seen everything from solid wood framing, to almost nothing but a plastic nail on box. I have never seen, or heard of a fan falling because the box has given way. However, I would...
01-02-14, 06:51 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

I have always found them to be 10-32, same as...

I have always found them to be 10-32, same as ground screws.
01-02-14, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Correct. You can try a 8-32 screw and a 10-32...

Correct. You can try a 8-32 screw and a 10-32 screw and see which threads. Since it is 60 years old I would suspect they are 8-32 unless they have been made bigger as you mentioned. It really is not...
01-02-14, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Tolyn Ironhand

Easy to tell if your box is rated for a ceiling...

Easy to tell if your box is rated for a ceiling fan is by the screws. Standard box will use 8-32 screws. A fan box will use 10-32 screws.

From what you describe is sounds like your is an older...
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