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Old 01-14-2013, 10:52 AM   #1
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I'm trying to find a register box similar to this one: http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/...ctId=100197347

That has "ears" in order to screw the grill on the down side of the dropped ceiling panel to it. A contractor that worked on another part of my basement installed one but I think he gets his parts from a HVAC supply place, the typical big box stores don't have them. Anyone know where I can get them?

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i used to see a lot of hvac guys screw 1x2 to the boot to hold it and also have something to screw the register to. you could also bend a flange on the boot yourself. i have seen them screw the metal angle they use for returns on a boot also. if you absolutely need one try a heating and cooling supply

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Yeah what I was going to do was snip the ends of the box and bend them out to scew to. Thanks for the info Danny.
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I go to a local heating supply company that has their own shop in house. They bend up anything I want. They usually supply separate L-shaped tabs (ears) to fasten to the ends of the boot.
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