Getting Fiber to My Town by Jared Mauch

aaron1 at aaron1 at
Thu Sep 10 21:44:32 UTC 2020

Yep, years ago, the telephone comms guys in the Marine Corps taught me (I was a data pc/network guy) the name “Snot”




From: NANOG < at> On Behalf Of Brandon Svec
Sent: Thursday, September 10, 2020 3:48 PM
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Subject: Re: Getting Fiber to My Town by Jared Mauch


I’ve heard people call cable lube elephant snot, lol.

On Sep 10, 2020, at 1:29 PM, Josh Luthman <josh at <mailto:josh at> > wrote:


I believe this is the stuff we used on our project:  


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On Thu, Sep 10, 2020 at 4:25 PM Jared Mauch <jared at <mailto:jared at> > wrote:

> On Sep 10, 2020, at 4:10 PM, Jared Geiger <compuwizz at <mailto:compuwizz at> > wrote:
> Another Jared with a question. What method did you use to blow the fiber through the conduit? You mentioned you had trouble figuring out the process relating to lubrication and building a contraption to blow the fiber.

You need the conduit lube.  The duraline summer blowing lube worked well for me.

- Jared


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