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Old 11-27-2009, 05:56 PM   #1
 
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Months ago, I saw an electrical boxes for old construction for sale that was constructed like a conventional plastic box, except it had two screws (rather than nails) held at an angle to permit screwing the box to the stud from the room side of the drywall. Of course, a hole was cut in the drywall for the new box. --- Have any of you run across a box like this?
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Old 11-27-2009, 06:36 PM   #2
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SmartBox, Arlington and Bridgeport all have boxes in this style. Great for old work where you can get next to a stud. Much more secure than the old work style with wings.

Here is one.
http://www.arlcatalog.com/Miscellane...et%20Boxes.htm
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Oh sure I do run into alot of that both North America and French verison and I just love it and it heckva good items and never have issue plus what more just unscrew and move the box to correct depth espcally this is true when you put the tile or wanscotting walls up.

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Jim Post, thanks for the info. on screw mount boxes. I have sent an email to Arlington, requesting location of nearest dealer.

Thanks again,

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Bill, the Arlington site has a locate a distributor tab.
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