For what its worth I use those big yellow screw hoooks that were originally
designed for hanging bicycles on the garage wall. I sapce em every 2 feet
or so. They are large enough to carry 5 or 6 good size (RG8) cables. Once I
am satisfied that I wont be changing the insatllation for a while I tie
wrap the cable bundle to hook to prevent sag.
At 12:47 AM 3/2/99 -0500, Teddyer@aol.com wrote:
>What is the preferred method of supporting my coax and rotor cable from the
>tower, around the side of the house, to the front where my operating position
>is located? I'm in a salt water environment, and I will be running 3
>RG-8-size cables plus a rotor control cable..
>I've considered the following:
> 1. The "hammer-in" type of hangars the phone company uses. They're
> not big
>enough, and they rust.
> 2. Brass or stainless screw eyes. Big one are expensive, and they
>require re-threading to run a new cable.
> 3. Plastic 1" electrical conduit "clamps". Require re-threading or re-
>screwing to run new cable.
> 4. Screw eyes with plastic cable ties to support the cable.
> 5. Galvanized fence tension straps with just one side screwed to the
>thus leaving an open "u-shaped" guide to add additional cables.
>Are their any other options?
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