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Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

(OP)
I have made many calls and searched the web but no luck so far.
I'm looking to purchase about 250 ft of figure 8 self supporting Cat 6 cable to run from a building to a pole then to another building..
Anyone out there have a link to a manufacturer ?...Graybar does not carry have it.
Thanks in advanced

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

How about Aerial Innerduct, then you can run any type of cable through it.

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

1a22ip,
I agree with you. You are old...
Drop wire indeed!
Bet I'm older. Ha

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

(OP)
TTT..Thanks!!  But after calling 7 distributors today it seems that the only way that one can purchase self supporting inner duct is in the minimum of 2500 ft lengths.I'm looking to place a cat 6 wire inside of the inner duct with a total length of 250 feet end to end...
I will probably go with my first choice of placing a messenger strand and using UV rated cable ties to attach the cat 6 to it.

Anyone out there know of some vendor that may be able to help with shorter lengths of inner duct.?..

TTT a star for you anyway!..Great idea..

Thanks

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

Was ADI or Anixter one of the seven? I bought a 100' roll of the orange 1" Carlon from ADI a couple of years ago. If it is available in those lengths, you can use couplers to connect the lengths together to get 250'.

....JIM....
 

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

(OP)
SYQUEST...No neither one, but Graybar told me that Carlon stopped making it due to lack of demand..
A star for you for the kind thought.
Thanks

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

Is fiber an option?

I love2 "FEATURE 00"

RE: Self supporting outdoor Cat 6 cable

to save running wire, consider a Wireless Bridge - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wireless_bridge -
a pair of Cisco Aironet 1300's would get it done if you can get by with a bit less than 100Mbps

Fred Wagner

  

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