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Created On: 06 February 2013 08:57 PM
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 06 February 2013 08:57 PM
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Ampman

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Evening been doing a right pain of a outside light job .

Involves windows which are full length up to roof line with a little recess where i can just get into to clip a black flex into it .

on the brickwork between the windows i am using black pvc pipe the a stuffing gland at the end and flex out to the window recess ,

Also i am flexing out to lights with black flex .

Am i right in thinking black flex is the way to go with outside lighting jobs beats twin and earth ?

on this job its high up & no danger of being damage

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 06 February 2013 09:07 PM
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daveparry1

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I use black round pvc flex most of the time for outside lights if it's unlikely to sustain physical damage, for the longer runs I normaly use Hi-Tuff into a Wiska box and then the black flex from the box to the lamp,

Dave.
 06 February 2013 09:13 PM
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SKElectrical

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I prefer black fp as its more rigid and stays rigid even after weathering whereas flex sags between clips.
I also do not clip outside ever because it just fails. I go with P clips.
 06 February 2013 09:50 PM
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primo

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Originally posted by: SKElectrical

I prefer black fp.......


£££££!!

Nice idea though, never even come across black FP!

Having mentioned the cost above, I have actually started using FP a lot more recently for surface jobs as it does dress really nicely.
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