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Old 04-19-2009, 10:52 PM   #1
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I bought this light gray metal box with 3/4 " threaded holes for a surface mount receptacle on the outside of my house. So I want to bring the wire into the rear hole but any clamp is so bulky there's no way to mount this box flush on the siding.

So the guy at HD sells me these plastic snap in things that say they are for 3/4" KO. Well they don't seem to fit into the threaded hole so well, Any other types of low profile clamps out there? Thanks

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I bought this light gray metal box with 3/4 " threaded holes for a surface mount receptacle on the outside of my house. So I want to bring the wire into the rear hole but any clamp is so bulky there's no way to mount this box flush on the siding.

So the guy at HD sells me these plastic snap in things that say they are for 3/4" KO. Well they don't seem to fit into the threaded hole so well, Any other types of low profile clamps out there? Thanks
If you only have one wire coming in the back of the box, get a reducing bushing - 3/4" to 1/2" and a 1/2" 2 screw romex connector. Usually I chisel or chip out a little of the siding so the connector will fit into th ewall and the box fits flush. Shouldnt take but a minute or two.

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