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Old 12-05-2012, 07:41 PM   #1
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Receptacles go too far into box. Can steel washers be used to shim out a 1/8 -1/4"? Thanks.

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Is the box flush with the finished surface?

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Use an add-a-depth ring and nuts or washers behind it to secure it. Sometimes the ring is enough.

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Is the box flush with the finished surface?
No. 1/8" -1/4". The box is for 3 receptacles. If the extender box goes past drywall? Existing metal box does the extender need to be metal or can it be plastic? Thanks.

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They are available in both metal or plastic.
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Arlington makes plastic ones. Look for BE1, BE2 and BE1R for round boxes. They can be ganged for larger boxes.

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