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Re: [TowerTalk] Cable pulling

To: David Aslin <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cable pulling
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <>
Date: Sun, 06 May 2012 21:14:26 -0700
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On 5/6/2012 2:48 PM, David Aslin wrote:
> Gerald's note prompts me to ask a related question:
> What techniques are folks using for the first pull through a conduit?
> Background: Like Gerald, I plan to have a 400ft+ run of 4 inch
> corrugated irrigation tubing.  A 400ft fish tape would be hard to
> find/expensive, but I need to get a pull rope through the conduit before
> I can do the first cable pull (LDF5-50)  How?
> 73
> David G3WGN  WJ6O

What I did was tie a weight to the end of a rope and then manipulate
the tubing so that the weight fed itself by gravity (I lifted
a section of the tubing behind the weight.)  After preinstalling the
rope, then I buried the tubing.

Rick N6RK

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