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ADSS is an acronym of All-dielectric Self-supporting Optical Cable. ADSS cable is designed for aerial self supporting application at short, medium and long span distances.


In Line Block
Split side frame and hooks make it easy to use. The side frame incorporates a guide ring to protect the fiber cable. The sheave
rides on ball bearings.

O.D.: 8.44”
Groove Width: 2.36”
Root Dia.: 6.0”
W.L.L.: 660 lbs.
Wt.: 9.5 lbs.
P/N 70616


Starting Block
The block has a safety gate and steel side frames.The sheave rides on ball bearings.

O.D.: 11.8”
Groove Width: 1.77”
Root Dia.: 9.64”
W.L.L.: 2646 lbs.
Wt.: 15.4 lbs.
P/N 70595


Starting Block
The large diameter profiled groove helps protect the cable. The swivel oval eye, cable gate and cable retaining pin make it easy to use. The sheave rides on ball bearings. Available in 2 sizes.

O.D.: 18.50”
Groove Width: 2.17”
Root Dia.:15.16”
W.L.L: 5291 lbs.
Wt.: 30.8 lbs.
P/N 70621
O.D.: 26.06”
Groove Width: 2.36”
Root Dia.:23.62”
W.L.L: 5291 lbs.
Wt.: 33.1 lbs.
P/N 70614


Rope Connector
Rope connectors provide an effective method of joining pulling ropes. W.L.L.: 2200 lbs

Wt.: .5 lbs ( .227 kg)
P/N 70594


Heavy-Duty Ball Bearing Swivel
These tough stainless steel swivels are designed to handle higher thrust loads for extra cable safety. Aerial W.L.L.: 1350 lbs.

Weight: .45 lbs (.20 kg)
P/N 70136

  Flexible Pulling Grips
Manufactured from high-tensile, galvanized steel wire that is evenly woven in a triple wire weave, grips are slipped over the outside sheath of a cable. When pulling tension is applied, the grip contracts applying its gripping force to the outside of the cable.

P/N Range Min.
70670 0.39 to 0.79 in.
(10 to 20 mm)
4101 lbs.
(1860 kg)
23.62 in.
(600 mm)
70671 0.79 to 1.18 in.
(20 to 30 mm)
4974 lbs.
(2256 kg)
23.62 in.
(600 mm)
70672 1.18 to 1.57 in.
(30 to 40 mm)
8148 lbs.
(3696 kg)
23.62 in.
(600 mm)


Rope Strorage Reel with Rope
Unique reel design that allows it to be used on both the payout stand and the Cable Pony. Holds up to 2,000’ of 5/16” dia. pulling line.

The high quality rope is twist resist and has parallel laid core yarns with a very tightly braided 16 Plait high tenacity polyester cover.  The premium construction  results  in a very rigid, very low stretch rope ideal for cable pulling projects.Both ends of the rope are terminated with an eye spice for easy connection to a rope connector or ball bearing swivel.

Diameter: 27.5"
Width: 15"

Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg) w/rope
P/N 70624


Rope Pay out Stand
Supports the rope storage reels (P/N 70624) during the stringing process.
Width: 17.5"
Length: 43.5"
Height: 22"

Weight: 30 lbs (13.6 kg)
P/N 70619

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  Cable Pony Hydraulic ADSS Winch
The GMP Cable Pony winch offers the constant pulling tension of a double capstan drive and the flexibility of a direct drive drum in one machine.

Max. Pulling Capacity: 2200 lbs (1000 kg)
Rope Speed Max.: 130 ft/min (40 meters/min) at capstan

Weight: 1350 lbs (612 kg)
P/N 70613
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