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Re: [TowerTalk] Pull Rope in Conduits?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Pull Rope in Conduits?
From: Vincent Weal <>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 13:37:11 -0400
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Do the sections have to be glued? There's no pressure on them and they
usually have a pretty tight friction fit.

73, Vince K4JC

On Oct 24, 2011, at 10:51 AM, "Steve Jones" <> wrote:
> I'm about to place a number of 150' Sched 40 PVC conduits between my
> shack
> and new tower.   I want to end up with small 200 lb. stength nylon
> twine in
> each conduit, then use that small twine to pull through a larger
> 1/4" nylon
> rope for the actual cable pulls.
> Should I use a fish tape to pull through the small twine as I glue
> on each
> additional section of conduit?  I'm concerned about the PVC cement
> sticking
> to the nylon twine.  Or is there an easy way to install the small
> twine
> after a whole 150' run of conduit is completely glued together?
> 73,
> Steve
> N6SJ

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