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running new wire in exsiting conduit

 
 
Silith
 
Reply Tue 28 Jan, 2020 09:47 am
So I have a very old house, almost hundred. walls are ship lap wood, so Im trying not to cut into them if I can avoid it.
Electrical, is cloth covered two wire 1 white 1 black in metal conduit.

question is, is it safe and or legal to pull those out and fish thru romex 12-2 thru existing conduit. or does it have to be mounted differently. all interior electrical. nothing in basement or crawl space.
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hightor
 
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Reply Tue 28 Jan, 2020 10:16 am
@Silith,
Is it actual conduit or is it old BX (armored) cable? If you have an old house I'm guessing it's BX and you'll have a hard time fishing 12-2 romex through it.

Can you disconnect the existing cable from two ends and use it to pull the new cable through the wire race in the wall?
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