Originally Posted by marcellus
Just to chime in , I work for Verizon in NJ and used to work for them in Manhattan (84 King St.) as a line technician.....the guys that drive the big trucks with the huge roll of cable on the back. The next time any of you seen one of those guys ask them if they think the new copper wire is better than the old copper wire that was used to connect from the old Western Electric equpment and you will get a definite NO. To us the older stuff is far superior to the new stuff being manufactured today. Just my 2 pennies.
Give this man a cigar! He said the magic words. "WESTERN ELECTRIC"