Upgrading cellar lighting from pull chain incandescents to plug in
fluorescents. 12/2 Romex. How many junction boxes (and hence
connections) can I safely place along the main run? I assume
twisted and wirenut secured connections will develop resistance
If there are lots of junction boxes the inspector may not feel that the job
was done in a workmanlike manner. A circuit rarely has even one junction
box, other than the ones the devices are in.
They have to remain accessible, remember.
If there's a reason for a junction, any box of ample volume by code is
adequate; I see no reason to think why there would be an inspection
problem--again, assuming reasonable circuit routing and so on...
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