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?
> 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.
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