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Re: [TowerTalk] Preferred Come Along or Puller?

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Preferred Come Along or Puller?
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 22:28:53 -0400
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Ed Richardson wrote:
> Planning some tower work that may involve lifting a loaded mast a few
> inches. Does the group have a preferred model or models for this type of
> device? My tummy tells me the 4 or 5 ton models by Neiko found
> frequently on Ebay would be too risky for this type of work.
> Looking for something with double ratchet, at least two hooks and with a
> cable at least 3.4m (10') long would seem minimum specs. What do
> thetower experts say and use?
> Ed


The standard cable puller in the tower biz is the Tirfer T500 series:

It's pricey.

A less expensive but good quality puller is made by Lug-All:

The Lug-All should be excellent for your purpose.

Steve K8LX

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