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Old 06-14-2011, 01:02 PM   #1
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So I have one of the cast outdoor surface mount boxes for an outdoor outlet where the wire will pass through the back to the inside. The inspector said it is missing a fitting. What type of fitting am I supposed to use for this?

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Does it have the wire-clamp fitting so that you cannot pull the wire out from inside the house?

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So I have one of the cast outdoor surface mount boxes for an outdoor outlet where the wire will pass through the back to the inside. The inspector said it is missing a fitting. What type of fitting am I supposed to use for this?
I am going to "assume" the wiring method is romex. If so, use a "romex" connector. If the wiring method is something else, match the connector the wiring method.
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Normally a NM clamp is used without the locknut. It gets threaded into the box. Apply caulk to seal the hole.
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