Is This Outlet OK For Outdoor Use?
I'm in the process of adding a 20 amp. 120v line and outlet/receptacle to a steel gazebo I built in the yard. Went to Lowes and asked what would work, and the pics show what I bought.
Problem: The outlet doesn't quite fit the box. The small threaded holes at the ends of the mounting tabs interfere with the plastic ribs in the box.
I could just cut them off and use the much stronger larger holes which are meant to attach the cover. Then I thought about needing a GFCI or an AFCI receptacle. Seems to me the AFCI is the way to go. Would I need a special outlet, and will the box be OK? Thanks.