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Make a 4" dia plug from a 1x6 or plywood, screw eyelet into center, clamp plug into dryer vent with worm gear clamp. Pull through with your fish tape. Perhaps a taped cone could be centered over the plug (and the fish tape lead through the center, for better insulation tracking). Down the road this lint brush will remove any buildup. This one has a 10ft ...
This is a bad idea as everyone has mentioned already. Search for "cable raceway" and your problem of aesthetics and cable management are solved without violating your agreement with the landlord.
Outdoor rated cat5/6 has temperature ranges from -5 to -15 F to 160-170 F. I know that I have seen cable ran through commercial ducts. Do I know if it passed local inspection? No. That being said a home duct would come no where close to 150 degrees F - not talking about duct work from ovens. I guess you would worry about the casing becoming soft and ...
No you cannot. This is a code violation. Furthermore, your insurance company can take this as a willful violation and deny a claim. You can use the cold air return ducts, but you must use plenum rated cable.
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