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Old 12-21-2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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Tape worn cable


I have an old and worn cable(see photo), what kind of tape can I use to wrap it ?
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Tape worn cable


This wire should be replaced.

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You can't. You can use two junction boxes to contain the splices on it though. This would involve wire nuts, a piece of romex (aprx. 2', or you can use a short piece to tie the ends together inside one junction box), and some labor to do it properly.
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This wire should be replaced.
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