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Quick question about track...
Have 2 switch legs hanging out of the sheet rock. The are no boxes installed. Customer wants to put up 8 foot tracks.
What kind of plate or cover do you use for the live end?
Supply house recommended a flat plate that would show the mounting screws, will look terrible unless some sort of white paint to cover the screw heads is used..
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There is no need for a plate if you use the live end. You go right into the connector
 

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So there is no requirement for a box where the romex is protruding through the sheet rock?
No, as McClary stated there is a KO for a connector in the back of the track end. I guess someone could say that there is not enough conductor in the connector to meet code but we have never been called on it. I always push the slack up into the ceiling in case more wire is needed.
 

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Depending on the brand of track you use you could mount a pop in round box and use the blank plates that are made for the track live ends. Halo's is a square plate with a rectangle cut out for the back of the live end connector.
 

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