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Will new light fixture fit?

Posted by luvscritters (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 24, 09 at 20:23

I just ordered a new light fixture for my porch. I'm concerned that the backplate will be a bit too wide. The backplate in the old fixture is 5 in and it fits snugly against the wood door trim on one side. The new fixture description states the backplate is 5 1/4 in. Is there any lateral adjustment that can be made when the new one is installed? Thank you.

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RE: Will new light fixture fit?

most likely not, however you can take a chisel or a file and cut out the additional 1/4" needed.

RE: Will new light fixture fit?

I was afraid of that. Thanks.

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