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Date: Thu, 20 Jun 1996 10:12:15 -0400
In a message dated 96-06-20 01:24:58 EDT, you write:

>How do I get in touch with Galen about his ginpole?

Steverino --

     Haven't heard from you in awhile.  Are you digging holes in the back
yard or something?  Gaylen, is at 816-364-2691 or 2692   His FAX is
>Second question:
>What is the accepted way to join a Phillystran section to a steel guywire
>segment -- via a 502 insulator, using the appropriate preform for each
>material, or simply thimble to thimble, again using preforms?
       Hmm.  Either way will work.  Sometimes a clevis, or shackle, is used
to join two end terminations, like your turnbuckle eye to the end of the
preform.  The thimble to thimble is fine since the purpose of the thimble is
to  give the guy material a constant radius and present a bigger area to
spread the tension.  K7FR probably has some additional  industry comments.  

73,  Steve   K7LXC

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