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To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cable Pulls
From: "Dennis A. Homerick" <>
Reply-to: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <>
Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2010 13:13:41 -0400
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    I pulled many cables or bundles of wires through conduit and its best to 
pull at once.

Dennis, w8nw

> Hi All:
> Yesterday I pulled all my cables out of the 4 inch underground pipe (100
> ft) out to the tower after suspecting the critters had gotten to some of
> the cable (shows me the importance of plugging up the pipe!).  Actually
> found a dead critter along with several chewed up cables.  So, I must
> replace the hf and vhf lines as well as the switching/rotor cables.
> My question is:  in order to minimize the cables twisting together, do I
> pull one cable at a time or all together?  The local guru's say to pull
> them together all at once.  Somehow I feel the one at a time would
> minimize the "twisting together".  Anyone have any ideas or suggestions?
> Tnx and 73
> Jerry France
> K7LY
> Lake Havasu City,AZ
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