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Re: Unravelling old BX cable?

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Subject: Re: Unravelling old BX cable?
From: Jim Franklin <>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 12:07:10 -0500
On Feb 5, 2006, at 12:00 PM, Steve Hammatt wrote:

> Jim
> I may be wrong on this, but I'm thinking that you'd 'bend' the armor 
> in a curve, then take a hacksaw and cut thru one link, bend further 
> and then snip the remainder clean.
> Steve

You're correct, but I should have been clearer. The cable is barely 
protruding from the ceiling, in the recess left by the old box I took 
out. So there's no room for a hacksaw. There's room for a Dremel, but 
mine is a 60 minute round trip away.


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