In a message dated 97-04-22 10:45:04 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Pete Soper)
> Texas Towers won't be stocking forged EHS clamps in the future so
> I cleaned them out of their remaining stock of 1/4CCF. I'm curious
> what the tradeoff is. Do malleable clamps differ in strength or
> durability or is there some other characteristic? (Not that my wimpy
> first tower is going to explore any strength issues, just wanting to
A glutton for punishment, eh?
Forged clamps are stronger than malleable, or cast, ones. I have a
partial military spec but don't have any definitive numbers on them; I don't
think it's enough to worry about. The forged ones are also slightly heavier.
73, Steve K7LXC
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