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post #3 of Old 05-18-2010
eherlihy
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Any time that a wire will be installed through any thing you should use chafe protection. That is the only function of the grommet. This would apply to passing the wire / cable through either your pedestal, or the pedestal guard.

If you are concerned about waterproofing, get one of these;

or these;

or these;


BTW - these are called Deck Glands


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