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flowtime
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Posted - 02/04/2014 :  5:25:53 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Can I use this in the walls?
http://www.cabletiesandmore.com/blackloom.php#standard_lengths

I am a homeowner who is getting a house built. I am running my own RG6 and CAT6. I want to make sure the house is future proof so I am going to run conduit to each drop. I looked at smurf tub, but it's really expensive and hard to find in long lengths. (I need 1000')

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stusviews
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Posted - 02/04/2014 :  5:44:07 PM  Show Profile  Visit stusviews's Homepage  Reply with Quote
The code allows virtually any control cable such as RG6, CAT6, thermostat and bell inside a wall with or without protection such as tubing. But split tubing is meant for exposed wires and you may run into snags when trying to pull wires especially around bends where the wire will tend to pass through the split.

The standard practice is to use tubing such as Flexible Raceway Tubing. It's also available by the foot and in other sizes if you search.

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