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#32501 - 12/24/03 10:06 PM SEALOFF CEMENT HOW THE HECK!!!
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New member and frist time posting gerat place.Dose any one know how the heck to get sealoff cement out of a seal off other than hamer and chisel.my hand is geeting tired and i have 30 more to go.Any help would be appreciated.

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#32502 - 12/25/03 06:05 AM Re: SEALOFF CEMENT HOW THE HECK!!!
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I use a vacuum to suck up loose pieces, sometimes I blow the conduit out after with an air compressor. I've used a drill with an old bit to cut through the compound. Usually use a screwdriver and a hammer and elbow grease

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#32503 - 12/25/03 02:29 PM Re: SEALOFF CEMENT HOW THE HECK!!!
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I read somewhere that vinegar softens it.
You would then be able to pull the wires through.
I don't know if it affects the insulation on the wire, though.
Also, I wouldn't re-use the seal-off because I dont think rer-application of the sealing compound would adhere to the old, hardened residual compound.

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