"Fishing NM to existing J Boxes in uninsulated Walls:"

From: Michael Lenherr  MLenherr@AOL.com

When fishing cable to an existing junction in finished uninsulated walls, attach a 6' piece of pull chain on the stripped end of the cable to be installed. Drop the chain into wall from above to junction box. You can cut a 1/4" hole in the drywall above the box which will still be covered by plate. Use a 15" Piece of #12 Solid with a bend on the end to hook the chain. A lot of times the chain will be sitting right on the box. After pulling chain out of top, use a drywall saw to place the end of the chain back towards the KO and use needle nose to grab the end of the chain. Wire will pull thru and no one will know you were there!


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