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Old 03-17-2013, 10:01 PM   #1
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I am replacing an old track light. When I took the old one down, I found there was no junction box, just this cable coming out of a wood beam on the wall. Do I need to install a junction box or should I just do it like the old one and stuff all the connectors into the cover that came with the track system? If I need a junction box, how do I install it in a wood beam?

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Old 03-17-2013, 10:21 PM   #2
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No box needs to be added.

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If you use an end feed for the track no box is required. Floating(center) feeds require a j box.
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I am using a floating center feed. How would I put in a box since it is fed through a wooden beam?
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Use a pancake box...
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