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 Question by Matt Bilbrey posted 09 Mar 2001
 CAT-5 in conduit
I am trying to run CAT-5 in conduit approx 1/2 in wide. The conduit is entombed in concrete and walls of a newly built jail. there are a few 90 degree turns. The CAT-5 must be run a good distance mut not more than 30meters. The cable just wont go.... help!!!!

Matt Bilbrey, MCP
 Answer by Roman Kitaev posted 10 Mar 2001
Hi, Matt!

If you have more than 3 turns, it will be a really hard job pulling the cable in without having installed pull boxes.

In any way, find an appropriate fish tape, attach a pull string to it, pull in the pull string, attach the cable to the pull string and pull the cable.

It's the only solution I have in mind.

Best regards
Roman Kitaev, RCDD

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