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#1 posted 03-22-2013 02:02 PM

with a single-gang, it’s very tight, and I wonder if it’s even legal, or I should use something larger.

use a double gang. more room usually isn’t problem. insufficient room can be a problem.

Is plastic ok for this, or does it need to be metal?

plastic is acceptable in my municipality and generally under the national code. but i’d check with the municipality having jurisdiction in your area.

what’s a good source for a flexible jacket wire to make a cord for the motor to the plug?

i’ve always used SJ cord from the BORG.

-- there's a solution to every problem.......you just have to be willing to find it.


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