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D'brat 04-02-2012 12:13 AM

Junction box
 
Is a junction box necessary?

PaliBob 04-02-2012 12:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by D'brat (Post 890149)
Is a junction box necessary?

All depends on what? Why? when? where? You posted this question on the Safety Forum. Did you mean to post your question on the Electrical Forum?

Evstarr 04-04-2012 07:34 PM

Almost always and probably should post in electrical.

packer_rich 04-05-2012 04:29 PM

If the wire is long enough, you don't need a junction box. You usually need a box if you are putting in an outlet or switch.

Maintenance 6 04-11-2012 03:59 PM

If you have to ask you probably shouldn't be messing with electricity.

bryan1282 05-06-2012 08:06 PM

Is it electricity? if 2 or more cables need to be joined together, it must be housed in a covered junction box. if you have an oulet, switch, light fixture....etc. the wire connections must be housed in a covered junction box. If the end of one cable isnt being used it must be housed in a covered junction box.

bryan1282 05-06-2012 08:07 PM

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Originally Posted by Maintenance 6 (Post 896771)
If you have to ask you probably shouldn't be messing with electricity.

Amen brother.....preach it again.:thumbup:


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