> In a message dated 12/19/2006 5:28:16 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
> email@example.com writes:
>> I'd feel comfortable using a guy grip on 7-strand steel cable tram
> line, since that's what it was designed for. According to my
> understanding, one can't re-use the same guy grip over and over... so it
> would have to be tossed at the end of the job (unless you're saving the
> tram line with the guy grip for reuse at a future date). I don't know
> how the manufacturer feels about using a guy grip designed for 7-strand
> cable on wire rope of the same diameter; the manufacturer's Prime
> Directive applies here. Maybe there are grips designed specifically for
> wire rope.
Looking at them they appear to use the same grips on EHS as they do
Phillistran or are looks deceiving?
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
> You guess'ter, Chester. Preformed Grips can only be used with the
> wire rope that they're designed for; eg. EHS for EHS, utility grade for
> grade, etc. A Preform is designed for a specific configuration, lay,
> of strands, length, etc. and they're not compatible with other wire ropes
> the same size.
> Steve K7LXC
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