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Old 02-23-2012, 11:20 AM   #1
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Ive been using the wire wheel from associated electrical products for several months now, and it is well worth the investment.

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Old 02-23-2012, 11:23 AM   #2
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I used one years ago working for an outfit that specialized in rewires & updates. Worked nice in that situation.
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These are good for 1000 ' reels romex and MC cable just use a 4' piece of 1" rigid metal conduit to support the reels....

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I used one years ago working for an outfit that specialized in rewires & updates. Worked nice in that situation.

They work great for the remodel projects we work on. Might order another one soon.
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I use the above . They hold 250' romex rolls which are easier to hull around than 1000' reels. The "romex caddy" folds for easy storage in our vans.
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I use the above . They hold 250' romex rolls which are easier to hull around than 1000' reels. The "romex caddy" folds for easy storage in our vans.
Those are good i have that, Great in new construction.
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I use the above . They hold 250' romex rolls which are easier to hull around than 1000' reels. The "romex caddy" folds for easy storage in our vans.
I have a similar type. Works great unless the wire rides over the side and get wrapped around the bottom. I'm going to try the ones the op posted.

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I have a similar type. Works great unless the wire rides over the side and get wrapped around the bottom. I'm going to try the ones the op posted.

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i use the rack a tiers for 1000 footers... and i make my own for small spools..
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I use the above . They hold 250' romex rolls which are easier to hull around than 1000' reels. The "romex caddy" folds for easy storage in our vans.
that worked well for me until we wore it out.
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that worked well for me until we wore it out.
These JK Stud reels work great and are very durable. I bought my first one about 16 years ago ( my first year in business ), and it has not worn out. We now have six, two for each truck. They are all well over 5 years old and all working well. There are no plastic parts or bushings on these to wear out. Also they are made in the great USA!
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These JK Stud reels work great and are very durable. I bought my first one about 16 years ago ( my first year in business ), and it has not worn out. We now have six, two for each truck. They are all well over 5 years old and all working well. There are no plastic parts or bushings on these to wear out. Also they are made in the great USA!

A weld broke on mine. Not from abuse. It just broke. So, I went with a different style wire dispenser. Glad yours are working out well. The wire dispensers I use are also American made.
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I bought three of these and they work great. It takes a couple of minutes to set up ut well worth it
They work for both MC and Romex

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I have the ones made by Carlon. They can either sit on the floor or use the stud bracket and hang on a 2x4. I have had them for 5-6 years and they are still like new. Can't make one as nice for the $40.00 price tag. I used to have 4 that were made very similar the the Carlon that I bought from a small company in Tenn. about 20 years ago for $80.00 a piece but they were stolen off of a jobsite.
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I also have a couple of the Carlon cable dispensers. I never used the stud bracket.
I have used it with 10-3 MC cable no problem. Pulled from the center of the coil. The dispenser has a long eye to guide the cable so MC is not a problem.

Best $50 you could spend on a cable dispenser.
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Another vote for the carlon here.

Inherited three old stud mounts with the heavy metal bases and just hated having them in the van, hated not having a convenient stud, etc.

Saw the carlon at the wholesale house and never went back.

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Long time ago, I worked with a crew that used a standard traffic cone with a plunger. The handle of the plunger went through the top of the cone and attached to a swivel, then a hook. They put a few rolls of romex through the handle and the cone and hung the whole contraption on a doorway header. It's not something I would use, but it worked!

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