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Old 10-26-2010, 10:48 PM   #1
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hey folks,
first, sorry for what's probably a very basic question.

I bought a ceiling lighting fixture, but the plate that attaches to the ceiling box is about half an inch wider than the box. is there some kind of adapter plate? I'm having a hard time finding anything.
thanks much.

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Old 10-27-2010, 03:06 AM   #2
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An adapter device, for enabling installation of an electrical light fixture to a ceiling mounted electrical box by one person, includes an opening into which a plurality of bendable tabs and a cover screw engaging yoke extend. The adapter device is affixed in an electrical access hole in the body of the electrical light fixture and enables the light fixture to be temporarily suspended from the partially unscrewed cover screw on the electrical box. The temporarily suspended light fixture may be readily aligned with adjacent walls, etc., rotated to enable installation of permanent support anchors, and repositioned to permanently secure it to the installed support anchors.

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Old 10-27-2010, 09:01 AM   #3
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The adapter plate is made to fit different size and shaped boxes. You should be able to find mounting holes that will work with your box.
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An adapter device, for enabling installation of an electrical light fixture to a ceiling mounted electrical box by one person, includes an opening into which a plurality of bendable tabs and a cover screw engaging yoke extend. The adapter device is affixed in an electrical access hole in the body of the electrical light fixture and enables the light fixture to be temporarily suspended from the partially unscrewed cover screw on the electrical box. The temporarily suspended light fixture may be readily aligned with adjacent walls, etc., rotated to enable installation of permanent support anchors, and repositioned to permanently secure it to the installed support anchors.
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