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Old 09-05-2020, 06:59 PM   #1
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Need a receptacle at dinette area

I've been trying to figure out a way to get power to this area - and am puzzled why FR didn't install a receptacle there.

I didn't figure out the routing but, better, I discovered a 120V junction box and receptacle cutout beneath the forward seat. All this was concealed below a sloping panel secured by two screws. Did they forget to install it, or just thinking ahead for us?

Thought some of you might be interested.

I plan to install a combo duplex receptacle w/2 USB ports - and will remove this matter from my gripe list. BTW, I replaced our 2 front receptacles with these. The USB capability is quite handy to have next to each of us.

Note that the cutout is 2" x 4" for an RV receptacle (w/no back box). I'll put my receptacle in an "old work box", which is 2.25" wide - so some slight widening will be necessary.
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Old 09-05-2020, 07:09 PM   #2
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You can buy a box called a anywhere box. Just like a nail in electric box just has small wings that fold out when you tighten the screws where there should be nail holes. Buy at h- depot,,lowes etc. Mark box size,cut ,push in box tighten screws.
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You can buy a box called a anywhere box. Just like a nail in electric box just has small wings that fold out when you tighten the screws where there should be nail holes. Buy at h- depot,,lowes etc. Mark box size,cut ,push in box tighten screws.
That's it. HD calls them "old work boxes" since they're installed after a wall is built and can't nail to studs.
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