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It's even better when they complete mud over a box and you can't find it.:mad::eek::censored:
or just cover it up with the drywall and never attempt to cut it out


was doing a small apt a few years back

drywallers covered up about 10 receptacles and switches, recessed can lights, bathroom exhaust fan and a 24 circuit panel box.

all in one unit.
 

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or just cover it up with the drywall and never attempt to cut it out


was doing a small apt a few years back

drywallers covered up about 10 receptacles and switches, recessed can lights, bathroom exhaust fan and a 24 circuit panel box.

all in one unit.
They didn't train the Mexicans to well on that job.:laughing:
 

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They didn't train the Mexicans to well on that job.:laughing:
after years of this crap you really get tired of it.

I used to be very careful about finding buried boxes.

would get a level or a long piece of flat trim and try to find the bulge in the way. when I found it I would cut the hole out real neat leaving little to no repairs to be made.

NOW.....I take a screwdriver or hammer and start from one corner to the next knocking holes in the drywall.

not proud of that, but it works. :thumbsup:
 

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Making money as a drywaller is all about speed. You can't take the time to make boxes look neat. After all, the electrician only needs to SEE the wires, right?

It's his job to make the box look nice. Let him waste his time being careful cutting out the dried mud without cracking it all over.


Rockers and tilesetters..... hate 'em. :censored:
 

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or just cover it up with the drywall and never attempt to cut it out was doing a small apt a few years back drywallers covered up about 10 receptacles and switches, recessed can lights, bathroom exhaust fan and a 24 circuit panel box. all in one unit.
Ha, now that's funny, sure it wasn't at the time though...
 

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I can usually remember where abouts my box is. Usually only takes a couple twirly holes. I had a house that we cut out boxes for wps and coaches on the back patio. They decided to stone it and stoned right over 3 boxes. Of course i ended up eating the day we spent trying to find them because they told the builder the boxes werent there and we cut them in after.
 

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I can usually remember where abouts my box is. Usually only takes a couple twirly holes. I had a house that we cut out boxes for wps and coaches on the back patio. They decided to stone it and stoned right over 3 boxes. Of course i ended up eating the day we spent trying to find them because they told the builder the boxes werent there and we cut them in after.
Wow. Talk about sh*tty city there. I hate sheetrockers, tilers, masons, framers, concrete guys, landscapers, painters, dumbass GCs, granite countertop guys, and some other people I can't think of right now. Every single one of them has f*cked over my work at some point, the rotten bastards.
 

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Wow. Talk about sh*tty city there. I hate sheetrockers, tilers, masons, framers, concrete guys, landscapers, painters, dumbass GCs, granite countertop guys, and some other people I can't think of right now. Every single one of them has f*cked over my work at some point, the rotten bastards.
You gonna go commando on them?
 
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