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steve1234 03-10-2008 07:54 PM

pancake box fill
 
I am currently roughing in my wiring for a remodel and I plan to install three light fixtures from an exposed beam. I have the wires (12/2) routed through the beam.

Question: Is there a pancake type box that is more than 6 cu in? Does a fixture canopy cover the space requirement for the fixture wires such that a 6.75cu" j-box is all that is required (3 x 2.25)? Is space for the "device" also required in such a box?

I ran 12/2 for all my wiring, but now having this issue with capacity for these (3) boxes. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

goose134 03-10-2008 11:01 PM

They do make a cover for the pancake boxes that will simulate the opening of a square to round. I'm not sure of the cu. inches, however. I've seen them at HD.


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