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#68121 - 07/28/06 05:13 PM check out this new tool  
toddyh  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3
budd lake,nj

I have just received a patent on a new invention. I have been trying to get it patented for about 3 years now. It is a
tool to snake wire in a finished wall. The web site is I am not looking to sell this to you
infact i cant and the web site does not have a place to buy them all i want is your honest opion do you think it is
worth a company to sell this at a supply house. I have been working as a electrian for almost 5 years now and this
works great for me. all of you have snaked wires but with this you dont need another person to help you and you get
it the first time. This is why i love this product but i want to make sure i am not the only one. Thank you agian and
be honest.

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#68122 - 07/28/06 05:56 PM Re: check out this new tool  
LK  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,429
New Jersey
Years ago, when we worked a lot of balloon construction, a piece of tool stock, and a magnet was in everyones tool box, along with lead sinkers, for drops from above, now if you have something that can crawl thru the wall insulation, or the dead men, then you have something.

#68123 - 07/28/06 05:59 PM Re: check out this new tool  
Alan Belson  Offline
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,803
Mayenne N. France
Congratulations on gaining your patent, Todd, now the real hurdles start- marketing, sales, fighting the copiers and ripoff artistes etc. Looks a good idea. Best of luck, you're going to need it!


Wood work but can't!

#68124 - 07/28/06 06:15 PM Re: check out this new tool  
mahlere  Offline
Joined: Nov 2005
Posts: 507
New Jersey
LK, we still use sash chains, ball chains and fiberglass rods. I used to snake wires by myself all the time. Flexible magnets. We'd pull 14/2 through 3/8" holes.

It looks like a fine product. I can just see my men losing them entirely to often.

What I don't see is, as LK said, this would help in an insulated wall.

Good luck

#68125 - 07/28/06 06:21 PM Re: check out this new tool  
ShockMe77  Offline
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 821
Rahway, New Jersey
I think it looks pretty good. As long as the magnet doesn't scratch the sheetrock. It seems like a decent product. I'd probably buy one just to have it "just in case."

#68126 - 07/28/06 08:54 PM Re: check out this new tool  
toddyh  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 3
budd lake,nj
thanks for replying everyone. This will not damage the sheet rock it has a soft pad on one side of the magnet. I hope you all will see this at your supply house someday.

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