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Good idea or bad idea? #21175
01/28/03 10:47 AM
01/28/03 10:47 AM
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Scotts  Offline OP
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What do you guys think?
http://www.manufacturing.net/ple/index.asp?layout=articleWebzine&stt=000&articleid=CA270516&pubdate=1%2F1%2F2003

Scott

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Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21176
01/28/03 11:09 AM
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sparkync  Offline
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I especially like the idea of the funnel, since I work by myself most of the time. The masking tape probably would work, but I probably would have a screw drive or punch more handy than the masking tape [Linked Image]

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21177
01/28/03 12:30 PM
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SvenNYC  Offline
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Yes. I like the funnel also, however make sure to first de-burr the ends of the pipe, so you don't have sharp edges when the ends get joined with a connector.

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21178
01/28/03 04:35 PM
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lighthouse  Offline
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i like the idea of the funnel.an just fill the funnel up with wire pulling soap too.

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21179
01/28/03 04:50 PM
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ga.sparky56  Offline
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Have used the masking tape, but not the funnel,great ideas.

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21180
01/28/03 05:02 PM
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sparky  Offline
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kudo's on the funnel, probably worth $50 via 'idea's that work'

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21181
01/28/03 06:44 PM
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Len_B  Offline
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New Hampshire
Good idea,

A flex spout or offset type would let it fit into a box.

Len

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21182
01/28/03 07:28 PM
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Electric Eagle  Offline
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Alpharetta, GA
The funnel seems to be an OK idea, but if you're just concerned about damaging the wire why not just put a connector on the conduit?

Re: Good idea or bad idea? #21183
01/28/03 10:35 PM
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rj  Offline
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Skidmore, Missouri, USA
Looks like a good idea, I will have to remeber that when working by myself


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