Linesman Tool Supply
A Vietnam Veteran-Owned Company
a subsidiary of BDI Datalynk, LLC
LTS offers a complete line of aerial, underground and cable placing tools for the telephone and CATV
construction trade. We stand behind every product we sell. You have our guarantee. If we don't believe in it, we
don't sell it. Quick, reliable same or next working day shipping from our stock to your door.
We built this great on-line source for Linemen & Cable Construction Technicians to allow for a ONE STOP source for all types of copper and fiber
placing equipment.  No need to shop anywhere else.  Your specific tool requirement is a "click away" from being delivered to your job site.
Questions? Ask the Owner.
Bob Ballard
Master Fiber Optics Instructor
Certifed by the
FOA.
Email
Ph: 512-785-9024
Can't find what you need?  Give
me a call and perhaps I can help.
 
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CAPSTANS & REELS
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Specials and Clearance Items -
no returns, no exchanges, and ALL Sales are
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Return Policy:  No returns will be accepted after 30 days from date of shipment.  There MUST be an RMA # with
every shipment that is returned.  If the RMA # is not clearly visable on package and/or packing list, the shipment will
be refused.  Further, there will be a 15% re-stocking charge on all returned items.  If there are Warranty Issues,
those will be dealt with on an individual basis.
How To Place Orders:
4 Ways To Place Orders at Linesman Tool Supply
1.) Via PayPal - Authorized PayPal Account
2.) Via Email - bob@linesmantoolsupply.com
3.) Via Phone - (512) 785-9024
4.) Via Credit Card

Air Freight or Special Handling? NO WORRIES!
GIVE US A CALL and we will handle it for you.
GMP CR Collapsible Power Reel (Crab Wheel)
GMP CR COLLAPSIBLE POWER REEL
(Crab Wheel)
$1041.18
P/N: 08136
Used for rapidly taking up wire or small diameter cable. Ideal for placing or removing aerial cable or pulling
winch line into conduits

Is made of heat treated aluminum with a durable yellow finish
Mounts on any 2-7/16" standard winch drum shaft extension; either bayonet or pin-type mount available
Reel ID: 20", Reel OD Expanded: 28", Reel OD Collapsed: 18-3/4"
Capacity of 1600' of 1/4" wire rope with a max allowable pull of 3500 lbs.
When using poly rope or tape, the reel should only be used as a capstan and not as a storage device.
A half turn of the handle collapses all six movable segments, allowing you to quickly mount or remove coils

This unit is large so it must be shipped Motor Freight only.  Give us call and we will handle your
order in person for you.  Cal us at 512-785-9024.
GMP C Drop Wire Reel
GMP C DROP WIRE REEL
$452.94
P/N: 75980
Product Description
This light-weight tubular reel provides an easy way to store and unreel drop wire, coaxial or other small
diameter cables.

• Removable outer flange that adjusts to two different widths: 4.25 in. or 5.00 in. (108 mm or 127 mm)

• The reel will hold any coil of wire with a minimum 15 in. diameter eye and the outer flange has a
nominal OD of 25 in.

• The inner flange is permanently mounted and features an adjustable brake to control the payout speed

• A built-in handle makes taking up wire a snap

• Accessory mounting bracket allows the reel to be secured when in a moving vehicle

• Its durable green finish helps protect against corrosion. The C Drop Wire Reel has been a time tested
storage reel for decades. Typical capacity for storage is as follows: It can hold 1,000 ft. of PE-7 .160 in. x
.295 in. standard drop wire, 1,250 ft. of .140 in. x .275 in. drop wire or 1,500 ft. of .130 in. x .220 in. drop
wire.
Terminal Wire Reel
Product Description
Perfect for paying out or re-reeling coils of jumper wire, distributing frame wire or our
Modular Cordage - any small coil with a 6-1/2 in. (165 mm) nominal i.d..

• Consists of two reel flanges mounted to a supporting arm and handle all cast from
heat-treated aluminum alloy that is attached to a laminated oak base

• The outer flange is readily removable by backing off a large wing nut. This also allows
for the flange position to compensate for varying width coils from 3-3/8 in. to 4-7/8. (86-
124 mm)

• Three flat springs on the reel hub grip the coil inside diameter which should measure
6-1/2 in. nominal x 14 in. maximum outside diameter (165 x 355 mm)

• Available in two brake configurations to prevent excessive wire over-run

• The back of the support arm has tapped holes for bolt-on mounting to a vehicle or c.
o. frame member

•Overall dimensions: 21 in. high x 16 in. wide x 9 in. deep (533 x 406 x 229 mm)
$452.94
P/N: 80470
TERMINAL WIRE REEL
Terminal Wire Reel
GMP PULLING CAPSTAN
$571.76
P/N: 10727
Product Description
This general purpose capstan is used for a
wide variety of pulling and hoisting
applications.

Cast from a high strength aluminum alloy
for low weight

Will fit on any 2-7/16 in. (62 mm) diameter
winch extension shaft equipped with a
bayonet or pin type mount

The working surface is 7-1/4 in. diameter x
8 in. (184 mm x 200 mm) wide. The
maximum allowable pull is 4000 lbs. (1814
kgs).
GMP 25 Inch FO Capstan w/600lbs. Torque Limiter
GMP 25 Inch FO CAPSTAN W/600
LBS. TORQUE LIMITER
$2500.00
P/N: 15472
Product Description
Designed to mount on your exiting pulling equipment to provide
faster & safer pulling while reducing the expense when gearing
up to pull fiber optic cable

The high strength aluminum capstans can either be ordered in a
25" or 32" working diameter
All units mount on any 2 7/16" standard winch drum shaft
extension; either bayonet or pin-type mount available
The built-in torque limiter will limit the tension on the fiber optic
cable during the pulling operation
The 25" models can be ordered with either a 600 lbs. or 1,000
lbs. torque limiter.
The 32" model is available with a 600 lbs. torque limiter Due to
their generous working surface diameters, either size capstan
can be used as an end puller or a mid-assist. Multiple units can
be used in series for extra long pulling situations to eliminate the
need to figure-8 cable at a mid-point
Capstans can also be used in series with blowing equipment

The 32" Capstan (70351) can ONLY BE SHIPPED BY
MOTOR FREIGHT
GMP 32 Inch FO Capstan W/600 lbs Torque Limiter
GMP 32 Inch FO CAPSTAN W/600
LBS. TORQUE LIMITER
$2852.94
P/N: 70351
Product Description
Designed to mount on your exiting pulling equipment to provide
faster & safer pulling while reducing the expense when gearing
up to pull fiber optic cable

The high strength aluminum capstans can either be ordered in
a 25" or 32" working diameter
All units mount on any 2 7/16" standard winch drum shaft
extension; either bayonet or pin-type mount available
The built-in torque limiter will limit the tension on the fiber optic
cable during the pulling operation
The 25" models can be ordered with either a 600 lbs. or 1,000
lbs. torque limiter.
The 32" model is available with a 600 lbs. torque limiter Due to
their generous working surface diameters, either size capstan
can be used as an end puller or a mid-assist. Multiple units can
be used in series for extra long pulling situations to eliminate
the need to figure-8 cable at a mid-point
Capstans can also be used in series with blowing equipment

The 32" Capstan (70351) can ONLY BE SHIPPED BY
MOTOR FREIGHT
Reel Lifter 3000 lbs.
$545.29
P/N: 70220
REEL LIFTER 3000 LBS.
Product Description
These handy devices allow one person to do the work of several
when lifting reels, stacking reels & removing cable from a standing
reel.

Two models available for reels weighing up to 3,000 lbs. (70220) &
4,500 lbs. (70240)
To use, position a reel on its side so that one hole in the reel is
facing up. Place the lifter inside the flange & mechanically raise the
lifter by the top ring. A toggle at the bottom of the lifter, now inside
the reel, will swivel "open" allowing the entire reel to be lifted. To
remove, place the reel back on a flat surface & raise the lifter by the
cylindrical body rather than the top ring. this will allow the toggle to
remain "closed" & the entire lifter will come clear of the reel
Reel Lifter 4500 lbs.
$582.35
P/N: 70240
REEL LIFTER 4500 LBS.
Product Description
These handy devices allow one person to do the work of
several when lifting reels, stacking reels & removing cable
from a standing reel.

Two models available for reels weighing up to 3,000 lbs.
(70220) & 4,500 lbs. (70240)
To use, position a reel on its side so that one hole in the reel
is facing up. Place the lifter inside the flange & mechanically
raise the lifter by the top ring. A toggle at the bottom of the
lifter, now inside the reel, will swivel "open" allowing the entire
reel to be lifted. To remove, place the reel back on a flat
surface & raise the lifter by the cylindrical body rather than
the top ring. this will allow the toggle to remain "closed" & the
entire lifter will come clear of the reel