Many thanks to all for the on- and off-reflector replies.
The consensus is around using a light pull line attached to a fuzzy
ball/plastic sack or similar pulled through the conduit with a shop vac.
Now looking for a real shop vac here in the UK instead of the wimpy
things that most of the big-box stores sell...shoulda added one to the
long list of stuff I brought back from California when we returned last
David G3WGN WJ6O
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
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