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    Default Ideas for Old Cable

    I have a ton of old Cat 5 cable. Was curious if anyone knew of any hacks / mods I could use it for before I toss it all out in the trash.....or any creative things that you can do with it....
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    Depends if it's solid or stranded. I've raided solid stuff when I need lengths of bare copper wire. Stranded tends to be too few strands to be useful as individual wires.

    Can anyone think of a use for old RG58/U coax?

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    Skipping ropes ?

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    Wall art ?

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    Wall Art's not a terrible idea!
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    Antenna.

    Recycling: I don't know how they do it but I've known more than one guy making good money recycling large amounts of scrap Cat. 5

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