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I posted a similar question a few days ago hoping to get responses from people who maintain wiring regularly but no luck. I know that people do this and I've even seen it done but didn't think to pay attention back then. I've done similar things myself replacing phone and thermostat wires for short runs. Sometimes it's easy sometimes it's difficult ...


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Yes, it is likely that the phone wire will be stapled in place. However, the staples that I have seen used are not all that resilient and they are used sparingly. Often there are no more than three below the header, usually there are less. Only the installer knows though and he could have been trying to use up what he had on hand. The best way to proceed ...


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It depends. If it was installed originally, it should be stapled, in which case you can't use it. If it was fished through the wall after the fact then yes you should be able to pull using it. I would recommend pulling polyline first and then pulling the new cable through, along with another piece of polyline. The cable will stretch and break if you ...



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