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Re: Structured wiring questions for new (old) home
said by nunya:I'm thinking a dream job would be fishing where the terms are time & materials. I would hate to bid a job where fishing would be required.
Fishing walls is a PITA. I've been doing it professionally for decades, and it never seems to get any easier. It's always a great unknown. Personally, I hate it. Sometimes everything is just as smooth as silk. Other times, a job that you think would be 10 minutes ends up taking 3 hours.
said by nunya:I agree. Besides a fish tape, most of the tools for fishing can be found around the house or any hardware store. I have a balloon-framed house so I've had it easy. Working in newer construction, it's usually easier to cut a hole in the wall and patch it. I have never used a really long bit, just a wood bit in an 18" extension with my arm stuck as far into the wall as possible.
Every few years, someone comes out with some new product that's supposed to be the panacea of wall fishing. For instance d'versabits: ...
I still carry them on the truck, but they rarely see daylight.
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