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Fishing electrical wire down a wall

I do a few measurements to determine where to drill holes,
in the attic I measure from the wall and locate top plate of wall to be fished
the bottom of the wall at the trim is where I need the wire to exit
so I attach a piece of chain to my wire
drop the wire straight down wall
use a retrieving magnet to fish wire out...
I use to try and hook a line and try and look in the hole for the wire?
although with the chain and magnet technique you can do this with your eyes closed, well almost, it just makes it easier!
after the wire is fished I can install....
hope this helps anyone wondering how this is done?
as always Be Safe, and if you are unfamiliar with the potential hazards of electricity, Please do Not attempt this.... Frederick Electrick Google

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