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rlaurent79 08-17-2010 01:50 PM

Burying phone line
 
I bought a roll of phone wire when I built my house and had some left over. I want to run it to a shed I built, is it okay to direct bury this type of wire? I has a blue insulation on it.

Jim Port 08-17-2010 01:56 PM

It should be gel filled for use outdoors or underground.

moondawg 08-17-2010 02:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by rlaurent79 (Post 487278)
I bought a roll of phone wire when I built my house and had some left over. I want to run it to a shed I built, is it okay to direct bury this type of wire? I has a blue insulation on it.



Yes, it's OK. No, it won't last as long as a bury-rated cable.


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