some trick for stuffing FMC?

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Old 06-25-07, 06:48 AM
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some trick for stuffing FMC?

5 x #12 solid THHN in this "reduced wall" aluminum flex conduit, 1/2". I didn't expect this level of effort. using a snake, lube, someone pushing, me pulling, and only 15' of conduit and only 1 real bend, but unsupported in old work. Much more difficult than EMT, as an example.
does this stuff work better when well supported?
 
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Old 06-25-07, 09:01 AM
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Yes, and also much easier with stranded wire instead of solid. The FMC is probably more flexible than 5 solid #12s.
 
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