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Fix'n it 09-02-2012 09:05 AM

is this ok ?
 
i ran some romex into a metal box. the box has the correct romex clamp, but it didn't have a ground screw. so i looped the ground wire, so that when the clamp was tightened (but not over tightened). the clamp made the ground connection. this is a junction box.

Rochsolid 09-02-2012 09:19 AM

Get a ground screw.

rjniles 09-02-2012 09:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Fix'n it (Post 1001510)
i ran some romex into a metal box. the box has the correct romex clamp, but it didn't have a ground screw. so i looped the ground wire, so that when the clamp was tightened (but not over tightened). the clamp made the ground connection. this is a junction box.

Will not fly, you need a green ground screw in the back of the box or a ground clip at the edge of the box. You are in a Chicago suburb, are you allowed to use NM cable?

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Fix'n it 09-02-2012 09:28 AM

thats what i thought. i will get some of those clips.

i am far enough away from chicago that i can use NM

jbfan 09-02-2012 10:49 AM

The screw does not have to be green, and it is a 10/32


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