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Thanks for the tips fellas. I've made numerous patch cables, but I have never terminated a wall jack before. I'll strip the cables and re-repunch them again.

Keep the twist as TIGHT as possible up to termination. Each wire should seat nicely and snap on. Make sure the covers fit. I am running 200ft of CAT5 from... 1998? That runs gigabit no problem. Also some of the most expensive wire back then I can remember, something like $300 a 500ft spool, probably explains it.
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make sure both ends have the wires to spec, not just the same order but they need to be in a specific order.

Would be nice if you had a tester. I recommend re terminating
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make sure both ends have the wires to spec, not just the same order but they need to be in a specific order.

Would be nice if you had a tester. I recommend re terminating

That's pretty much what I was saying... 568B and 568A both should work fine, but things sometimes get funky with the wallplates if you are wiring them directly in instead of a little passthrough box.
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