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How to fix a stripped screw hole on ceiling fixture?

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On my electrical box for the ceiling light fixture it has two screw holes (8-32) to hang the weight of the fixture. The electrical box seems like a type of hard plastic but the screw holes are metal threads. It seems like a very old box. One of the holes is stripped. Would tapping it with a 10-32 tap (using tap wrench) do the trick?
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Sure, if the metal insert is large enough to drill and tap for a #10 screw==
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