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#182635 - 12/05/08 02:57 AM Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher
ramsy Offline
Registered: 01/09/07
Posts: 35
Loc: LA basin, CA
Anyone want a wire stretcher?

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#182659 - 12/05/08 11:55 AM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: ramsy]
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Registered: 05/03/03
Posts: 1137
Loc: kamloops BC Canada
I wonder if it works on romex where the DIY has left 2 inches of condutor in the device box to work with laugh
#182665 - 12/05/08 05:37 PM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: dougwells]
Tesla Offline
Registered: 06/16/04
Posts: 1273
Loc: Sacramento, CA
Of course that wire stretcher only works for ASCR.
#182671 - 12/05/08 06:45 PM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Tesla]
walrus Offline
Registered: 07/25/02
Posts: 680
Loc: Bangor Me. USA
A mile too long is better than an inch too short:)
#182673 - 12/06/08 08:11 AM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: walrus]
HotLine1 Offline

Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6775
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
BTW, I found a good use for one of these back in '05......extracting ground rods!
THe 'Chicago Grip' model did a great job on 5/8" & 3/4" rods that had to be removed.

As to a 'good buy' for a HO....I can think of a few who may be knowledgeable enough to buy & try for the DIY jobs they came up short in.

#182678 - 12/06/08 08:54 AM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: HotLine1]
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Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 3417
Loc: NY, USA
I didn't see a Logo on that, it could be a knock-off.

#182686 - 12/06/08 11:56 AM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Admin]
Rewired Offline
Registered: 01/01/06
Posts: 558
Loc: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Slater made them as well I think. I will look in the line truck Monday who made the ones we have, but we use them when stringing triplex for temporary power and for snugging up guy cable.

#182693 - 12/06/08 07:38 PM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Rewired]
Zapped Offline
Registered: 10/01/02
Posts: 482
Loc: Huntington Beach, CA, USA
This reminds me of the "wood stretcher" that I keep sending my apprentices to my truck to look for when their "hot girl" stories get annoying. Usually keeps them busy for a while.
#182705 - 12/07/08 01:32 AM Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Zapped]
techie Offline
Registered: 05/17/05
Posts: 246
Loc: palo alto, ca usa
When we were doing theatrical pipe-and-drape jobs, we always threw a "pipe stretcher kit" into the workbox..

(A selection of 1', 2', and 3' pipes and couplers.. )
very useful when that 35' drape wall really needed to be 38'..

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