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Popeye46 15-09-2018 23:19

Running wiring through the foam sandwich
 
Gday,

I have a perry 43 cat and want to run some wire from a bulkhead light to a fan I wish to install about 600mm away. the proposed path for the wiring is flat.

Any ideas on how to get the wire through. I have thought of making or buying a flexible arm with a 8mm drill bit on the end but I don't know if I can buy such a beast.

Popeye

jimbunyard 15-09-2018 23:51

Re: Running wiring through the foam sandwich
 
They're called cable bits or installer bits


https://www.ebay.com/itm/Haussmann-3...-/312055280086


https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/5YwAA...J2/s-l1600.jpg


Or if you have (or know) a welder, they're easily made.

Popeye46 09-10-2018 16:00

Re: Running wiring through the foam sandwich
 
Thanks for your response, i did manage to get some flexible bits which have a high speed drill bit on the end. Your bits with an auger look better, i have concerns about the drill bit deflecting and going through the fibreglass, i think an auger bit with a screw on the end would be less likely to deflect.
Again many thanks for the advice

Ecos 09-10-2018 16:16

Re: Running wiring through the foam sandwich
 
Don't use a drill bit! A piece of piano wire, hinge pin or welding rod and a cordless drill.


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