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mr_me

11:37AM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 12/23/02
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i am in the middle of remodelling my basement,i am using metal studs to frame the walls to be... can i just run electrical wiring between the studs like the old fashioned way,drilling holes in the wooden studs and feed the wire through.any thoughts or comments would be great..thanks

BobF

03:54PM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 10/19/98
223 lifetime posts
You need the plastic grommets used for this purpose. The steel studs have holes pre-cut. The edges are very sharp and may cut the wire.

mr_me

05:24PM | 01/03/03
Member Since: 12/23/02
32 lifetime posts
thanks for the advice.. so as long as i put the grommets in the hole everything will be okay?? I don't have to run conduit in the studs though right??? thanks again
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