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         Figure  18: Perspective view of another  example embodiment of a
         cable support system, with a detachable frame and roller positioned
         above the stand.
         and swivel plate 160 are connected or joined in a configu-  Figure 20: Second perspective view showing the stand.
         ration  that  the  support  system  for  the  drum  and  drum
         combination operate similar to the operation of a gyro-  joint may be collar which twists to tighten and loosen the
         scope with the drum at the center.                   gripping force between leg sections.
           In some example embodiments, at least one leg may have   Figures 18-20 illustrate another example embodiment
         a joint  176  that  is  configured  to  facilitate  telescoping  be-  of a cable support system according to the present general
         tween an upper leg section 180 and a lower leg section 184.   inventive concept. In the illustrated example embodiment,
         The lower leg section may slide into the upper leg section   the  cable  support  system  200  includes  a roller  210  sup-
         or vice-versa and the joint may have a locked and unlocked
         state to prevent or permit telescoping. In an example, the
































         Figure 19: Perspective view of the example embodiment showing the
         detachable frame and roller positioned below the stand and hanging
         from a portion of the stand.                         Figure 21: Third perspective view showing the stand.

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