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Old 02-17-2009, 08:46 AM   #1
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hey,
looking for any good ideas for installing single gang outlet boxes in a drop ceiling
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Old 02-17-2009, 08:57 AM   #2
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Caddy T-bar, 1900 box, mud ring...done.

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They might not be available, in his specific location.
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its a matter of getting it shipped here. it has been taking up to six months for us to get our materials and i don't have that kind of time
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we go fully operational in august which means my comm work has to be done by mid june we are currently at 14% complete so i am a little pressured and i just rotated in out here.
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its a matter of getting it shipped here. it has been taking up to six months for us to get our materials and i don't have that kind of time
Sorry Higggs...I just realized you were nowhere near this continent... AL Udeid, Qatar.
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Just screw it to 2 pieces of t-bar.
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Nail some 2x4'x and make your own support for your box. It will take a small amount of time but save money and time waiting for shipping. Murph
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depending on what you have above too you should try and support the box from the ceiling too, your gonna have to do some.....customazation.
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drop some uni-strut off some all thread...4square box and cover
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cut a piece of 1/2 inch plywood the same size as tile, lay on top of finished tile, with box hole precut through both pieces. The gridwork is typically strong enough to support this.
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old work/cut in box ??

Re enforcing may be required for line voltage, depending on the tile.

The plywood on top is pretty strong if it measures the full 2x4. It will support a ceiling fan, I'm sure it will work for an outlet.

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