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Old 08-24-2014, 11:09 AM   #1
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I have this receptacle for the range, picture attached, that needs to have the mud placed around the outlet. Do I need to extend it out further, or just add mud on the edges? I can't find a cover other than the one installed. The outlet does extend beyond the wall about 1/8 inch.
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The installation of the box is wrong.

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What is the best way to correct the problem? I would like to have a flush mount, but am not seeing that type. I can redo the box or would an extender work?
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I have also posted this in drywall/plaster, but I thought I may also get input here.


I have this receptacle for the range, picture attached, that needs to have the mud placed around the outlet. Do I need to extend it out further, or just add mud on the edges? I can't find a cover other than the one installed. The outlet does extend beyond the wall about 1/8 inch.
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I have also posted this in drywall/plaster, but I thought I may also get input here. I have this receptacle for the range, picture attached, that needs to have the mud placed around the outlet. Do I need to extend it out further, or just add mud on the edges? I can't find a cover other than the one installed. The outlet does extend beyond the wall about 1/8 inch.

You used the wrong cover, that one is for surface mounted, use a mud ring for flush applications, if you use a two gang mud ring, the plate will cover.
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YEP, wrong setup. Box should have been mounted flush with the drywall and flush receptacle used.

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Thanks for the help. I did fix it correctly.
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You shouldn't double post.
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Apparently, you already fixed it
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For future note; typically these 4-wire receptacles need a 2-gang ring and place. In any case it is much easier to work with as well.

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