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Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher #182635 12/05/08 06:57 AM
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ramsy Offline OP
Anyone want a wire stretcher?

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Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: ramsy] #182659 12/05/08 03:55 PM
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dougwells Offline
I wonder if it works on romex where the DIY has left 2 inches of condutor in the device box to work with laugh

Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: dougwells] #182665 12/05/08 09:37 PM
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Tesla Offline
Of course that wire stretcher only works for ASCR.

Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Tesla] #182671 12/05/08 10:45 PM
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walrus Offline
A mile too long is better than an inch too short:)

Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: walrus] #182673 12/06/08 12:11 PM
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HotLine1 Offline
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.

Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: HotLine1] #182678 12/06/08 12:54 PM
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Admin Offline
I didn't see a Logo on that, it could be a knock-off.


Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Admin] #182686 12/06/08 03:56 PM
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Rewired Offline
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.


Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Rewired] #182693 12/06/08 11:38 PM
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Zapped Offline
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.

Re: Klein Tools Electrical Wire Stretcher [Re: Zapped] #182705 12/07/08 05:32 AM
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techie Offline
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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