> You say 1/4 Phillystran and 650 or so tension, which would be 6500 lbs
> strength. My Phillystran is 6700 lbs rated strength but quite a bit
Mine measures 0.375, or 3/8"
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> than 1/4 inch. With the black plastic jacket it looks to be about the
> of RG8 coax. My Loos gauge will not work on cables this large. I also
> 1/4 EHS leaders on each guy and measured there.
> I have my guys set at about 500 lbs according to Loos. This takes out
> of the droop in the guys. There are 4 guy sets. The tower feels steady
> at 150 feet. That's good enough for me even though, according to Tom's
> report, the actual tension may be near 330 lbs.
> 73, Keith NM5G
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