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Re: [TowerTalk] Cable Grips

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cable Grips
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Date: Wed, 6 Sep 2006 19:10:04 -0400 (EDT)
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On ebay, serach for: hoisting grip

Don't get discouraged, good deals do pop up, even on ebay.

Good luck!


---- Original message ----
>Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2006 17:57:18 -0400
>From: Alan NV8A <>  
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cable Grips  
>To: towertalk reflector <>
>I can't see any Andrew ones on eBay now (only the Hubbell/Kellem ones). 
>What do I search for?
>Alan NV8A
>On 09/06/06 04:48 pm wrote:
>> The Kellum grips commonly stocked by electrical suppliers are fabricated 
>> from plated steel wire.  In my experience, they fail in five years or less.  
>> If not caught in time, their failure could result in damage to the cable 
>> being supported by the grip.   
>> Far more appropriate are grips intended for  T O W E R S  (do we still 
>> discuss towers on this reflector?).  Grips intended for towers are 
>> manufactured by Andrew and other companies that serve the tower industry, 
>> and are almost always available at affordable prices on e-bay.
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