In this job tip, Andy, a local IBEW member from Detroit shows us how to quickly connect a flex connector into a cut box. This tip will help alleviate some problems if you struggle to get a locknut connected to the underside of a junction box.
Tools You Will Need:
- Cut-in box
- Klein pliers
- Klein screwdriver
- Flex connector
- Cut resistant gloves
Step 1: Hook your metal connector
Step 2: Slide metal cut-in box over the wire and fit it with the connector
Step 3: After fitting metal box, slide the locknut over the wire. Work it down to line up with the connector.
Step 4: Take Klein screwdriver and pliers and use it to secure the locknut.
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