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Re: [TowerTalk] Locking a Turnbuckle...??

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Locking a Turnbuckle...??
From: Doug Faunt N6TQS +1-510-655-8604 <>
Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2006 17:22:53 -0500 (EST)
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   From: "Donald Chester" <>
   Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 22:12:39 +0000

   The best way to secure turnbuckles, however, is to simply loop ar
   cable or a heavy gauge wire through the turnbuckle frame, and back
   again through the eyelets at each end, in a figure 8 pattern, and
   secure the ends together with a clamp or by simply twisting them
   together.  With that, there is no possible way the turnbuckle can
   work loose.

If you use a piece of cable comparable in strength to the guys, and
use clamps, then you've also got some backup if the turnbuckle fails.

73, doug

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