National Electrical Code (NEC)Commented on: 3 years ago (March 11, 2014)
Like "Attic Rat," I had a service call identical to that. If I "touch" an existing receptacle, it gets re-terminated on the terminal screws. They should be outlawed, it was designed for speed of...
What about the wrong size pulley on a belt driven load? I saw that many years ago. It sure surprised me!
I"ll bet the box was flush when the building was built. It's been plastered over. Seems to me they make a box collar type extension, otherwise chip it out, and secure a new box flush.
Where in the world do you find a $6 GFI? A GFI at the big box store is $12.
Moisture area, and if somebody can install a sink there,somebody
will install a sink there.
"the extension cord used to supply this short piece of Type NM cable"
I believe that is a SO/SJO cord with a molded male cap rather than NM Type cable.