[rescue] Anyone need any three foot patch cables?

Phil Stracchino phil.stracchino at speakeasy.net
Wed Jun 27 17:09:02 CDT 2007

Mr Ian Primus wrote:
> Anyway, in line with misleading, the auction also came
> with many "boxes of cat 5 cable". I obviously didn't
> care about the cable, I was more interested in the Sun
> Enterprise gear, but I figured that with that many
> boxes of cable, I shouldn't have to go hunting for a
> patch cable ever again. Well, while it is true that
> the boxes were full of cat 5, it turns out, that due
> to poor planning, it's all in three foot lengths.
> So, anyone need any individually sliced cable-ettes? A
> million network uses! Just the right length! For...
> uh... patching in patch panels, for... connecting up
> boxen that are extremely close to the wall (and on the
> floor)... for connecting routers to switch ports.
> Ready-cut, ready-made, easy to use, water resistant
> (probably), insulated in flame protardant PVC, and
> available in any color (provided that it's grey).

So, what ...  a box of three-foot CAT5 cables, or a box of three-foot
pieces of unterminated CAT5?

        Phil Stracchino                CDK#2
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