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Old 03-28-2011, 06:28 PM   #1
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Has anybody seen these yet. My suppliers have then and they seem like a good idea for the right situation. This product fits on a 4" sq. box and makes the box an old work box. Good for 2 gang- obviously.


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Old 03-28-2011, 06:29 PM   #2
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Has anybody seen these yet. My suppliers have then and they seem like a good idea for the right situation. This product fits on a 4" sq. box and makes the box an old work box. Good for 2 gang- obviously.

Thats awesome. Have you used one yet?

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I've used those for fire alarm a couple times, they worked good.

IMO, the whole point of it is to use it where you NEED a 4" square box (with screws on opposing corners) such as with horn strobes.

I wouldn't use it as a 2 gang device box, I don't see the need.
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Has anybody seen these yet. My suppliers have then and they seem like a good idea for the right situation. This product fits on a 4" sq. box and makes the box an old work box. Good for 2 gang- obviously.

Looks a lot better than cut-in boxes with madison clips
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I haven't but I could see a need for a 2 gang in a shallow wall or where mc cable is used. Looks easier then madison clips for sure.
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I could have used these on a fire alarm job I'm in the middle of. Good find. I'll file it away for next time.
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I could have used these on a fire alarm job I'm in the middle of. Good find. I'll file it away for next time.
Much better than surface mounting the box and using a skirt.
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So what is the plate on it? Is there a mud ring under the sticker label, or is it just a blank? Rad idea though!
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So what is the plate on it? Is there a mud ring under the sticker label, or is it just a blank? Rad idea though!
It's a regular 4" sq, the "plate" is what the wings are attached to therefore creating an old-work box. The lip around it is what seats against the surface and serves the same purposes as the ears on a regular wall case.

At least, that's how I see it.

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It's a regular 4" sq, the "plate" is what the wings are attached to therefore creating an old-work box. The lip around it is what seats against the surface and serves the same purposes as the ears on a regular wall case.
Okay I get it

Well it'd certainly be an improvement over ganging these stupid things together:

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i seen those but never used them. we used to just gang together regular old works.
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I have used these before. Similar idea, these come with dividers so you can use for low voltage and line. http://www.arlcatalog.com/Fan_Specia...Gang%20Box.htm
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I haven't but I could see a need for a 2 gang in a shallow wall or where mc cable is used. Looks easier then madison clips for sure.
Same here. Thanks for the heads up.
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Arlington has had a similar item for a couple years now.



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