Yes you can use the same wire! However you must use a gromment in the holes for the wire.
jbfanMember since 01/07/03
Jay, not sure I agree with you on a good book teaching you how to mud!!! I have a couple that tell you how, but the teaching is all in doing it over and over an...
If you decide to put drywall in your basement ceiling, remember that any electrical junction boxes have to remail accessible as will any water valves and gas valves!
You also want to make sure to use pressure treated wood for the concrete contact!
At work we use a ssoldering iron to make our holes! Smell bad for a while but no cracked plexiglass!