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Subject: [TowerTalk] Guy wire resonance
From: (Tom Rauch)
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 10:19:12 -0400
> 1/4" EHS    $0.189/ft
> 502 insul   $5.50
> Big grip    $6.00
> (1650ft * $0.189) + (48 * $5.50) + (120 * $6.00)
>  = $1296

> EHS costs can go lower as you can shop around: there are various
> commercial sources and, albeit limited, hamfest-type availability for EHS
> stuff.  If you're in a hurry, then, well, this is somewhat moot.

As you point out, EHS and the other materials are available for 
much less than in the example above. My last purchase of grips 
was at $1.65 each, my last purchase of 502 insulators at just over 
$2 each.

I would like to use non-metallic guy lines, but the price keeps me 
73, Tom W8JI 

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