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Old 09-02-2012, 09:05 AM   #1
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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.

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Old 09-02-2012, 09:19 AM   #2
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Get a ground screw.

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Old 09-02-2012, 09:21 AM   #3
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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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thats what i thought. i will get some of those clips.

i am far enough away from chicago that i can use NM
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The screw does not have to be green, and it is a 10/32
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