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02-04-14, 05:45 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

OK, I'll hope along with you that you didn't mess...

OK, I'll hope along with you that you didn't mess up anything inside a box while you were working. It sounds like you left the cable secured to the box the whole time. If you can't see that it ever...
02-04-14, 01:20 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

Glad you got it done, and thanks for the update. ...

Glad you got it done, and thanks for the update.

??? All cables should be secured within 8" of any box that they enter. That's required in order to prevent their being pulled loose from a...
02-03-14, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

The standard is actually 4" plus the measurement...

The standard is actually 4" plus the measurement across the face of the box. Since a 1900 box is 4" x 4", that's 8". That's the minimum, of course. You can make it longer if you want to.
02-03-14, 02:51 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

That might work if you had either 2 or 4 of the...

That might work if you had either 2 or 4 of the mounting pieces on it.

You need at least 8" of cable showing on each cable inside each box. If your joists are 2xs 16" o.c. and you can cut the...
02-03-14, 02:01 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

No condition existed to trip the breaker. There...

No condition existed to trip the breaker. There was no short and no overload.

Maybe that is part of the original damage. Maybe, if the conductors were damaged enough, There was more heat generated...
02-03-14, 01:10 PM
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Posted By Nashkat1

Yes. You can do that with #10 wire.

Yes. You can do that with #10 wire.
02-03-14, 11:24 AM
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Posted By Nashkat1

My confusion was that I read as saying that you...

My confusion was that I read as saying that you believe that #12 and #14 conductors don't need to be twisted together. That's why I said "All solid electrical conductors..."

No, just the large...
02-03-14, 10:26 AM
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Posted By Nashkat1

If you can cut the damaged piece out of the...

If you can cut the damaged piece out of the cable, install one box and have at least 6" of each cable end inside the box to work with, you can do this with one box. 8" of cable if using a 4" square...
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