The best rope to use is braid over braid dacron. There
are many places that sell it, including your local marine shop.
Make sure you buy a continuous length, long enough to go up and
down your entire tower, plus 5-10% for working on the ground.
You can even by the rope on the internet at http://www.qth.com/rope
(I think that's right :-))
The 1/2" diameter is plenty for hauling 55G sections, but the
3/4" may be easier to work with (as long as your pulleys can
73, J.P. W2XX
J.P. Kleinhaus, W2XX (fdba AA2DU)
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