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Old 07-01-2012, 07:43 AM   #16
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Installing a Light Fixture to a Joist


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I checked out their website. Isn't this going to stick out past the drywall just like a standard work box would or is there something about it that I'm missing? If it has to stick out a little bit to be safe, I'll deal with it, but I'd rather it not.
It may protrude a bit from the drywall but it won't matter unless the fixture you use doesn't have a canopy. Leave the existing box to route your additional cables and only use one cable to the new pancake box.



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