We don't need no stinkin Racketeers - We've got a CAT!
4 x 500 MCM + 1 X 3/0 CU pull - somewhere in Maine! More photos if you want. Source is Cat generator - 140' away. 3 phase 480 - 1600 A. Total of 4 - 4" RMC, each as noted above. Application - paving plant.
Was that little bucket of lube enough for the pull? Seems like you would need a heck-of-a-lot more than that in the pic...I could picture someone right at the stub up, guiding the wires into the conduit with a big vat of polywater right next to him. Using generous amounts of it for the entire length of the pull. So how were yall set up? Was any of my speculation the case?
I used 3 buckets of lube for the pull - almost a bucket per pull. 3 helpers guiding wire off the spools and into the switchgear. I was at the stub-up, laying on a 2x10, waterproof gloves, doing the final guide into the pipe and slathering the lube. Continuous lube for the entire pull.