I had to install the radar
cable 2 weeks ago.
The cable has the connector installed.
For the record
I am an electrician, I have pulled wire for a living, ( no dirty comments please)
The install took me 8 hrs, in the real world it should have taken no more than 1 hr.
The problem is the transition from the mast to the compression post.
Also note that my friends 400 hull
#46 is totally different that my 400s2 hull
The older boat is much more strait forward, I tried to used his for some insight and none to be had.
That being said my boat has a mast conduit and 2 conduits in the boat proper, the problem is that they do not align and the access port on the mast is way to small, if there is no pull string start there.
A electricians fish
tape is needed, remember to use gravity to aid the process.
The other great aid is wire lube, available at Home Depot. Get the silicone clear stuff it cleans up better.
Pull the wire out at the base inspection port and create a loop, make the base of the mast your Center work area.
If there is a loop there no big deal,
Take your time, be patient, if it is not going well walk away and try again later.
I had a very hard time getting the cable in.
Another great motivator is your install has been done by hundreds of others and your will win.
One more tip, do not force it, you could damage existing cables.
Good luck hope this helps.
Don't forget to pull a replacement string for your next time pulling a cable.
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