i have and still do use a rope called "truckers rope" 1/2"/5/8"
600' spool sells for approc $45. its test strenght is better than
3000lbs and its relatively impervious to water and sun deteriation.
i can tell u wrer to get it in the pdx area if needed and can be ordered
over the phone with a CC. w7gg
> From: JOE CLEMENT <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Cc: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Gin Pole rope
> Date: Saturday, June 14, 1997 12:28 PM
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > Dear Fellow Tower talkin's:
> > I recently acquired a gin pole - a Rohn EF2545 and have been debating
> > what would be the best kind of Rope to use with? I figure it will
> > have to be at least 7/16" in diameter, but I'm worried about the
> > stretch and strengths of the various diffferent ropes out there!
> > Where can I mail order it from?
> > 73's and Thanks,
> > Bill N4ZI Atoka, Tn
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> > USE THE PLASTIC STUFF THAT IS
SOLD AT HOME DEPOT AND OTHER HARD
> WARE STORES. I USE EITHER DACRON OR REPELLING ROPE OF RAYON & NYLON YOU
> CAN GET AT REI..
> 73 JOE CLEMENT W6MR
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