My experience with galvanized steel electric fence wire is that it
will rust in a few years. Some farm supply stores now carry
aluminum electric fence wire but I don't remember the cost.
I guess my untensioned unterminated insulated stranded wire
"Beverages" thrown over tree limbs looping from tree to tree
should not even work! :-)
de Tom N4KG
On Fri, 26 Sep 1997 11:18:05 +0000 "Barry Kutner" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>On 26 Sep 97, Press W Jones <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Look for the same problem in larger wire, Jeffrey - it will be the
>> copper at a greater weight, so the effect will be similar. We have
>> miles of 18 AWG solid copper clad steel (30%cu) for beverages over
>> years and it works great. Cheap, too, at $37.00/1000ft. Other
>> choices(insulated, etc) available, too.
>Even cheaper and just as good, IMO, is 17 ga galvanzied steel
>electric fence wire. 1/2 mile about $10!
>Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
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