Wire dispensers

Discussion in 'Landscape Lighting' started by Pro-Scapes, Feb 28, 2010.

  1. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
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    After 4 years of good use my CAST wire dispenser finally broke down on me. The bearing seized and was missing half of the balls. I definatly got my use out of it so I cannot complain.

    I looked at several but decided to go back to the original I used back in my fiber optic (broadband data) days. What are you guys using ? I find these inexpensive enough to have several on site and they fold up flat to boot. I have tried everything from Rack a tier to greenlee stuff but these are by far the best.

  2. RLI Electric

    RLI Electric LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Yep, the rack-a-tier is very versatile. Makes a good stool for sitting and wiring up connections too.
  4. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I much preffer these to the rack a tiers. If i want something to sit on a 5 gallon bucket works fine.
  5. ChampionLS

    ChampionLS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    We offer one that works well with 500' spools. The ES part # is PLWSC, and comes powder coated in Bengal Blue!

  6. Lite4

    Lite4 LawnSite Gold Member
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    Oooh, I like that one Anthony. That would be very compact in an already tight van. PM me about where to buy one.

  7. JoeyD

    JoeyD LawnSite Silver Member
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    you mean none of you use the old cinder blocks and shovel handle technique? Rookies.............j/k LOL
  8. extlights

    extlights LawnSite Senior Member
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    Jackstands and a steel rod.
  9. Pro-Scapes

    Pro-Scapes LawnSite Platinum Member
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    the link I posted looks huge in the pic. Really it folds flat a little bigger than a cookie sheet when not in use but the overhead rail makes carrying spools alot easier. I have been really happy over the past week I have been using them and at this price point they are really a steal.
  10. irrig8r

    irrig8r LawnSite Platinum Member
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    For 250 ft spools I put the spools on end in plastic milk crates and pop a piece of rebar down through the middle arbor to anchor them to the ground.

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