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#60360 - 12/31/05 04:09 PM Pull this...
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
90 ft. of 3" PVC with 1 90 deg. sweep at the meter socket and 1 at the other end stubbed up about 3 ft.
How hard would it be to pull (2) 350s and (1) 300 kcmil by hand?

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#60361 - 12/31/05 06:39 PM Re: Pull this...
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Registered: 01/22/05
Posts: 5305
Loc: Blue Collar Country
My "Pulll-o-meter" calculator comes up with 0.75 Gazillion degrees of "hard."

#60362 - 12/31/05 07:10 PM Re: Pull this...
Radar Offline

Registered: 04/30/04
Posts: 349
Loc: Los Angeles, CA
Pipe's plenty big but the 90's will kill ya.
There are 10 types of people. Those who know binary, and those who don't.

#60363 - 12/31/05 07:36 PM Re: Pull this...
waymag Offline

Registered: 01/13/02
Posts: 68
Loc: dallas, texas, USA
and I thought it was gonna be an X rated post....shame on me

#60364 - 12/31/05 11:40 PM Re: Pull this...
XtheEdgeX Offline

Registered: 04/17/05
Posts: 127
Loc: Florida
Better soap 'er up good! If your 90's are pvc and not galv. rigid, you'll get some drag on the wire.

#60365 - 01/01/06 04:27 AM Re: Pull this...
earlydean Offline

Registered: 12/22/03
Posts: 749
Loc: Griswold, CT, USA
shouldn't be too hard. I've pulled 4-500s longer by hand. (there were four of us) key is to swab the conduit prior to the pull. dirt in the pipe really slows you down.

#60366 - 01/01/06 06:57 AM Re: Pull this...
Sandro Offline

Registered: 12/30/01
Posts: 449
Loc: Stoney Creek, ON, Canada
Agreed....we've pulled longer runs. Just use lots of soap. Make sure you had your wheaties that day too.

#60367 - 01/01/06 11:44 AM Re: Pull this...
denny3992 Offline

Registered: 01/09/05
Posts: 53
Loc: orwigsburg,pa USA
might want to think about 36" 90's
and why not try a pulley and lift or truck set up some how???? i used my bucket truck to hang a pulley from and worked well

#60368 - 01/01/06 06:39 PM Re: Pull this...
kdal Offline

Registered: 09/21/05
Posts: 35
Loc: Florida,U.S.A.
Piece of cake. Seriously.

#60369 - 01/01/06 06:57 PM Re: Pull this...
lamplighter Offline

Registered: 10/05/05
Posts: 101
Loc: Clawson,Michigan,USA
You shouldn't have a problem but, if you are going to do this sort of thing regularly, I would recommend one of any number of different portable pullers.
We do alot of bigger industrial wiring and even a small greenlee chugger is a valuable item.
Good luck

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