Bulk RG6 Recommendation?

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Bulk RG6 Recommendation?

Can anyone recommend a good place to purchase bulk RG6 (quad shield) and good compression connectors? Getting ready to wire my house and would like to get some decent stuff that doesn't break the bank. Thanks!
 
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Amazon, The Depot. Bulk RG-6/QS runs around $100 per thousand feet.

You can search for it online. Many places sell it. You could probably get a real bargain on eBay but you have to consider shipping a 1000' reel or box.

Depot carries the Klein brand of compression fittings which you can buy in bulk. You'll need a compression tool also.
 
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Compression tool and strippers I've got. I wasn't sure if there were any differences between the cables. I do need CL2 rated I suppose.
 
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It should all be CL2 (low voltage) rated. I use whatever the supply house has in stock for basic house wiring.

Basic RG6/Q coax is tested and guaranteed to 1.0 GHz
A top quality cable, like Belden, tested and guaranteed performance to 3.0 GHZ will run almost double.

When you pull cable to the rooms..... pull at least one Cat5E or Cat6 data wire for future use.... even if you rely on wireless WiFi.

The Southwire coax the Depot sells is rated to 3 GHz.
Southwire Product Catalog/RG6U quad shield specs (opens with Adobe/PDF)
 
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Yeah, the cat5 is already in plan. Sounds like the southwire is probably good to go with.
 
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