Tip for threading wiring - Fiberglass RV


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Old 08-05-2010, 09:25 AM   #1
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Tip for threading wiring

To thread wiring through tough areas of my trailer, I first push 3/8" clear plastic tubing through the route, then push the wires through the tubing. I use clear so I can see where the wire is at if needed. You can leave the tubing or pull it off as desired when done.
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real nice tip with the clear tubing...... I need to run some wires in another application and will use your tip.
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There's also some lubricant that you can coat the wires in if you have a problem with them hanging up on vinyl or fiberglass. It evaporates and doesn't leave a residue. It might be useful if you're using somewhat sticky vinyl tubing as a wire chase:

Klein Tools Premium Synthetic Clear Lubricant - 1 Qt - 51028 at The Home Depot
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There's also some lubricant that you can coat the wires in if you have a problem with them hanging up on vinyl or fiberglass. It evaporates and doesn't leave a residue. It might be useful if you're using somewhat sticky vinyl tubing as a wire chase:

Klein Tools Premium Synthetic Clear Lubricant - 1 Qt - 51028 at The Home Depot
If you use dry tygon tubing you can tie a small piece of cotton ball to a length of stout button and carpet thread, then take a piece of duct tape and tape over the end of your shop vac,poke a hole in the duct tape and suck the thread through the tubing , then tie the thread to the wire and pull it through.
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If you use dry tygon tubing you can tie a small piece of cotton ball to a length of stout button and carpet thread, then take a piece of duct tape and tape over the end of your shop vac,poke a hole in the duct tape and suck the thread through the tubing , then tie the thread to the wire and pull it through.
Another Great Tip that i will definately try

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