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Old 10-11-2012, 11:21 AM   #1
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I bought this http://www.homedepot.com/buy/southwi...specifications

Could someone tell me what I can use to terminate this into an electrical box.

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You're using metal boxes, right?

Try something like this: http://www.homedepot.com/buy/afc-cab...l#.UHb6EVTqXlY

Don't forget your "anti-short" bushing.

http://www.homedepot.com/buy/halex-3...l#.UHb6iVTqXlY

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the MC I got is 5/16"
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the MC I got is 5/16"
The nominal dimension is 3/8". It's standard 14-2 MC cable.
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the MC I got is 5/16"
In that case I'd suggest you buy the 5/16" connectors.
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Anti-shorts are not required for MC cable.
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Do you know if they make a screw in for my size
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The connectors for 14-2 MC should be readily available in different styles.
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I was hoping to use the screw in connectors but can not find in the right size
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You're using metal boxes, right?

Try something like this: http://www.homedepot.com/buy/afc-cab...l#.UHb6EVTqXlY

Don't forget your "anti-short" bushing.

http://www.homedepot.com/buy/halex-3...l#.UHb6iVTqXlY
ANti-short bushings are not required.
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'screw in' connectors for MC cable don't exist.

assuming you're talking about this type


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