DP 14-4H Drum Puller

This four drum puller with four separate pulling drums and ropes is ideal for distribution conductor installation jobs where light linepulls are required. It can also be used as a pilot line winder.

Standard Features

Proven hydraulic pulling system with mechanical clutch for each drum
22 kW (30 hp) air-cooled engine
Infinitely variable linespeed and linepull control
Anti-rotation clutch to prevent accidental payout of rope during pulling
Four pulling drums each with capacity for 6,000 ft of 3/8” diameter synthetic rope
Free-wheeling drum disconnect for high speed rope payout
Bronze payout disc brakes on each drum
Automatic diamond leadscrew levelwind for even spooling of rope on the drum
Central operator’s position for maximum safety and visibility with engraved console panel
Tandem axle trailer for maximum stability with leaf spring suspension 93” x 63” cargo area

Performance (One drum operating at a time)

Continuous torque rating 16,800 in.-lbs. (190 daN-m)
Intermittent torque rating 18,000 in.-lbs. (203 daN-m)
Continuous linepull rating 1400 lbs. with 6,000 ft of 3/8” rope on drum (635 kg with 1829 m of 10 mm rope on drum)
Speed 0.5 m.p.h. (8.0 km/hr) with infinite speed control

Drum Dimensions

Drum outside diameter 24” (610 mm)
Drum width 32 1/2” (826 mm)
Drum core diameter 12 3/4” (324 mm)
Drum rope capacity (synthetic rope) 6,000 ft of 3/8” dia. (1829 m of 10 mm)

Drive System

Engine 30 H.P. Air-Cooled (22 kW)
Hydraulic Drive Closed loop hydrostatic
Anti-rotation drive clutch Each drum, individual controls


Axles Tandem with leaf spring suspension
GAWR 10,400 lbs (4718 kg)
GVWR 11,600 lbs (5262 kg)
Trailer Brakes 12 x 2 electric on each wheel
Tires (4) 8.75 x 16.5LT – 10 ply rating
Tow Hitch 3” (76 mm) pintle eye with 4 height adjustments
Front jack (1) and rear jacks (2) Manual screw type with drop-leg
Trailer lighting 4 Light system
Cargo area 93” (2362 mm) long x 63” (1600 mm) wide

Unit Dimensions

Length 15’- 3” (4.7 m)
Width 7’- 7” (2.3 m)
Height 5’ 10” (1.8 m)
Weight 5500 lbs (2495 kg)

General Features


12 gallon (45.4 L) fuel reservoir with level gauge
18 gallon (68.1 L) hydraulic reservoir with level gauge and temperature gauge
Operator’s protective screen
Elevated operator’s position for full view of pulling operation
Individual drum clutch controls and bronze disc brakes for payout of rope
Steel lockable battery box
Unit sandblasted, primed and painted with 2 coats of orange acrylic enamel

Operator Controls

Direction control lever with infinite speed adjustment and anti-payout stop
Adjustable pull / tension control with limit if preset tension is reached
Hydraulic system pressure gauge
Keyed engine ignition
Engine throttle control
Engine choke control
Permanently engraved operator’s control panel