When you bring the drive rollers against the reel flanges, make sure all rollers are against the flange and the pressure is just enough to show visual indentation of the roller material. This is enough pressure to safely transport the reel (remember, the power unit and drive -rollers act as safety to guard against the reel shifting forward in the event of a sudden stop.) This is also enough pressure to initially turn the reel at the job site. If the rollers slip during the pull, apply just enough additional pressure to get the reel turning again. Repeat additional pressure as required when the rollers slip. In this manner you only use the pressure required to complete the pull. This method will save lots of wear and tear on the machine.
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