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bwillford

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Hello, going to be running a cat5 cable, cat3 cable, and some power cables back to my shed, about 50-100 feet. Due to the concrete im going to be running this above ground. How safe is this and what type of pipe should i put the wires in?
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it's as safe as running any other cabeling outdoors....you could use any standard conduit for this
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also remember....cat5 can not be run longer than 300 feet without data loss ...not sure on the length of cat3 but i t hink it's conciderably longer
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