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Old 11-01-2008, 02:58 PM   #1
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Need help, what is this steel bracket for?


I found this metal bracket between attached between the studs in my kitchen wall and have no idea what it is, Its a 1940s home. Any ideas? Thanks in advace.
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I found this metal bracket between attached between the studs in my kitchen wall and have no idea what it is, Its a 1940s home. Any ideas? Thanks in advace.


That bracket was used to hold a box. Most likely an old octagon box. If you see there is a place for a screw in the center of the part that moves back and fourth that attached to the center of a box it held

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thanks, that makes sense. Do you see any reason why I shouldn't remove it? It would make the drywall sit more flush if it wasn't there.
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thanks, that makes sense. Do you see any reason why I shouldn't remove it? It would make the drywall sit more flush if it wasn't there.

Take it out. The box is no longer there so no need for it
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