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Chat with support, tell them what you need, and let them do the work. It will probably cost you zero. It will definitely cost you less than any other solution proposed here.


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I would give it a shot by tying a rope to the coax wire going to the house with the slack. Use a half hitch knot and some duck tape over it. Tie it to a lawn mower or car and pull slowly. If it breaks, then ask the company to come out and bury a new line. It would be worth it to me to pay the $100 or so vs hand digging or dealing with a splice later.be ...


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If this is a fiber line, there really is no safe way to move it without digging up the entire line. You can not really splice such a cable easily while preventing enough signal loss that would cause an expensive repair very quickly.


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It can take its ground either from the underlying box or from a pigtail From the installation instructions Legrand provides on their website for the 500/700 series products, I don't see any reference to an explicit grounding screw being driven, so it appears that it picks up its grounding from the underlying box being grounded. If that's not possible, the ...


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And to add another complication--this sort of cable carries a very high frequency signal. Abuse a plain copper wire can take can easily render such a wire apparently intact but with a noisy or even unusable signal. I've had far too many headaches from electricians treating data cables like they would electrical cables.


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Be aware that many properties have utility easements (or rights-of-way) that providers run their cables through. If your existing cable was run using such an easement, this could present a couple of problems for you: The hole you want to dig would appear to be inside the easement. Utility companies are allowed free access to that easement, which means if ...


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If you can trace the cable to just before the spot your digging at you can uncover the cable, splice a new length in, re-route it around the excavation site, dig down to uncover the cable on the opposite side of the site and splice in the new cable there. You may be able to pull the cable through the soil at the second dig site and use the extra length of ...


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Couple things here. There is a good chance you don't have enough cable to do this. Before even thinking about it you will need to check the slack on both sides. If there are hooked up outside and then wired inside, there is hardly ever slack to pull an extra couple feet. It is annoying because I have had to have providers rerun our yard different times....


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