Thanks, PainterD.....that's kinda what I was thinking. I am pretty sure my cover is metal too, as it sounds that way when it gets tapped. Any ideas what the dimensions are for the grommets? I'm gunna have to look at the tab closer too....not sure why it has electrical tape on it.
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