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Hi All,


On two of the wall's in my basement which will house my HT, I installed furring strips on a concrete wall in order to install the drywall. Anyway, these strips are appx 1.5" thick and with the 1/2" thick drywall, this means that I have approximately a 2 inch depth between the surface of the drywall and the concrete wall.


Now, I want to put in some electrical fixtures. My questions are:


1. Are there shallow depth j-boxes to use in this situtation or will the electrical box protrude from the drywall? This would not be that big of a deal, as long as it looked good. Is there some special box or fixture to get? What about the "frame" around the protruding part?


2. If you use conduit, do you need to secure the j-box to the furring strip, or can I just (using a powder actuated nailer or some other device) just sink everthing into the concrete wall itself?


Sorry for the stupid questions. I wish I had just built a 2x4 wall instead.


Regards,

Hal
 

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You can get shallow J-boxes but don't plan on making a bunch of connections in them. Just not enough room.


Power nailing the box to the wall is fine.
 
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