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Old 10-28-2008, 02:49 PM   #1
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I am planning on installing (2) duplex floor outlets on my second floor room (along the rail). The room will be carpeted and I have access to the underside. I was given (2) Hubbell brass covers and flanges (SF39253) and a few cover spacer flanges (S5016). I need to locate the appropriate boxes to mount the covers.

The boxes I've seen are meant for direct bury in concrete and are meant to be used with threaded conduit. Being on the second floor and not a wet environment I was planning on running romex.

My question, does anyone know of a box I could use these covers with romex?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-28-2008, 03:36 PM   #2
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Carlon makes the best floor box ever. Its adjustable, so it will sit perfect on top of carpet or any unknown finished floor thickness. This is the only floorbox I sell, can be installed new work or oldwork as well.



http://www.tnb.com/ps/fulltilt/index.cgi?part=B121BFBB

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Does the brass cover need to be grounded even though the box is plastic?
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Does the brass cover need to be grounded even though the box is plastic?
Yep, and the carlon one comes with a grounding pigtail.
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Thanks for the reply, Chris. I have an earlier version of a round flange, similar to this one, except instead of 4 mounting holes, mine has only 2 and they are diagonal. I'll check out the link you sent.
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