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Old 05-02-2017, 08:40 AM   #1
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Have been called to replace the light fixture attached because it doesn't work anymore. Any ideas on how to make that arm on a new one? Is it legal to use a crimp on butt splice like a stakon? Unfortunately I cannot put a box on the other side of the wall with a pipe because there is a drain pipe right there.
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Old 05-02-2017, 08:42 AM   #2
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That could very well be the ugliest light I have ever seen.
Put one of these up and be done.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DJPMCG8...ing=UTF8&psc=1
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I would love to do that but there has to be light on both sides of that corner and the owner doesn't want to spend the money to put a light outlet on the other side of the wall fished. I think it's the ugliest as well.

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Have been called to replace the light fixture attached because it doesn't work anymore. Any ideas on how to make that arm on a new one? Is it legal to use a crimp on butt splice like a stakon? Unfortunately I cannot put a box on the other side of the wall with a pipe because there is a drain pipe right there.
The whole install is a DOG.

You're looking at lap siding... and the flashing doesn't mate up.

Things go downhill from there.
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That set up would NOT be accepted here, who built that mess he is going to have to spend some money
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That light is past the corner but it does not project light around the corner.
Did you move it to take the picture?
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I tilted it so you could see that it was a light there otherwise it was unassuming.

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Since it looks so crappy anyway and the HO is cheap, just run conduit around the corner with an elbow and mount two boxes instead of one.
It will look like ****, but it will be code worthy.

Just make sure to secure the conduit and the boxes.
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Did Chicken Steve install that?
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That set up would NOT be accepted here, who built that mess he is going to have to spend some money
Why would it not be accepted? You can mount a fixture on a C?
Is that install embarrassing for our trade? yepper. is it illegal nope.
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Why would it not be accepted? You can mount a fixture on a C?
Is that install embarrassing for our trade? yepper. is it illegal nope.
Set screw connectors is the first thing about that which would make it not accepted.
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Liquidtite.

Flop that bltch right around that drainpipe. Clip it up real good.
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