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Old 12-18-2009, 04:31 PM   #16
 
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exactly what I've been saying


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If you'd seen the thickness and sturdiness of those OLD boxes the OP is talking about, you would know that a pair of snips wouldn't work. When I encounter those boxes in my work, I know there is nothing you can do except break the wall around it. But I managed to use a knockout (not easy work) on those boxes and snake another cable in.
Yeah, Thats exactly what i've been saying...Cut the wall..Without seeing the box firsthand I cannot say whether snips will cut it or not, It was just a thought in a crazy situation.. Whyhe would want to spend so much time breaking his a$$ is beyond me...A few dollars for new connectors, box and some spackleis well worth it rather then driving yourself nuts!
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