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Old 30-08-2011, 12:19   #1
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Running Cables Down Inside a Mast

I recently bought a ST60 and am about to mount it on the mast. Before I climb the mast I will contact the manufacturer to find out if I have a separate tube in the mast for cables or if they bounce around. (1983 Storebro Royal 33, Swedish Manufacturer ) I do not hear a constant banging so I think there is a tube they run down.
If there is a tube, comments on how to run the wire down the mast?
If there is not a tube, is the process different.
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Is there an existing messenger line? If so use it, but make sure you leave it in place for the next time -- there's always a next time.

If there isn't a messenger line, you need to feed one through. If you were replacing an existing wire, you could use it to pull the messenger line through -- again leave it there when you're done. Alternatively, you could pull it through with an existing wire, then pull the old, new, and messenger lines back through all at once.

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Re: Running Cables Down Inside a Mast

I don't think there is an existing messenger line, but I do like the idea of using an existing cable as the messenger line then pull it back up with a new messenger line then thread the new cables. Dave
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