Re: Coho lan
From: Matt Lawrence (
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 08:42:01 -0600 (MDT)
On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, Alex G wrote:

> Every house in the Tierra Nueva cohouseing project had conduit to most 
> rooms, all leading to the phone box. The houses we inspected early(read: 
> mine and the other lan director's), had string, while most other houses 
> either did not, or the string had broken/rotted. Most times, especialy if 
> they wanted access upstairs, "fish tape" (wire designed to be pushed through 
> turns in conduit) would not go the whole distace before it had encounted too 
> many turns to continue.

Take a wadded up piece of paper that is just barely small enough to fit
through the conduit, tie a string to it and then apply a shop vacuum to
the far end of the conduit.  It may take a few trys if the string snags.

-- Matt

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