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Old 02-15-2010, 11:27 AM   #1
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I am trying to install regular light fixtures in a drop ceiling. How do I mount fixture/electrical box to panels in the grid?

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Old 02-15-2010, 11:43 AM   #2
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They make special hangers just for this purpose. It is a octagon shaped box with an expandable arm that reaches across the drop ceiling grid sections. They adjust sideways and up and down. Any HD, Lowes or supply house will have them. Just describe what you want to do and they should be able to fix you right up.

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You could use one of these.

http://www.arlcatalog.com/Fan_Fixtur...IGHT%20Box.htm

or one of these

http://carlon.com/ps/fulltilt/index.cgi?part=B620HGUPC
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Thanks - I saw those boxes yesterday but wasn't sure if they would work. Well, now I do. I am on my way to Lowe's. I also like the other solution however I would think they are a few $$$. Have a great day.
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