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[TowerTalk] Pull rope twisted in conduit

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Pull rope twisted in conduit
From: (Paul Playford)
Date: Fri Aug 1 16:46:03 2003
It sounds like you have quite a few cables in that conduit already.

If it were mine I would pull all the cables out and pull them back in as a
bundle.  And depending on how full the conduit is perhaps forget about the
pull rope.

And pull-ez does help but it can be very messy.

de Paul, W8AEF


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Idelson" <>
To: "TowerTalk Post" <>
Sent: Friday, August 01, 2003 2:51 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Pull rope twisted in conduit

> Hi everybody,
> I pulled a couple of small cables through my 100 foot 3" conduit that goes
> the house to the tower. This time it was extremely difficult. I can't even
>  the cable another inch. I'm lucky that it's just sticking out the other
> Seems like the pull rope is twisted around some of the cables; and getting
> worse every time I pull something else through. What's the best way to
> with this?
> A. Start using cable pull lubricant and don't wory about it?
> B. Fish a new pull rope through the conduit? If this is the right answer,
> what's the right way to do it? This sounds like the proper thing to do, if
> can figure out how.
> 73!
> Jim Idelson K1IR
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