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Old 05-30-2012, 11:19 AM   #1
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What trunking to use for externally run power and lighting cable


Hi,

What type of trunking should I use for externally run power and lighting cable which are running account the outside of mu house? can I use strong plastic piping or does it have to be metal?

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Old 05-30-2012, 11:22 AM   #2
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What trunking to use for externally run power and lighting cable


Your location is not stated, but in the US you could use electrical PVC or a metal conduit. The PVC is cheap, easy to work with and does not rust.

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