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Re: [TowerTalk] Tram rope

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Tram rope
From: Steve Maki <>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 09:33:31 -0500
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>          I don't like rope for  tramlines since there's too much stretch 
> involved. Use a wire rope cable.

This all depends on what rope you use, and what you are using to tension 
the tram.

If you have a stretchy piece of nylon and a ratchet puller with 6' of 
pull, yes, it's a problem.

If you have a good 1/2" double braid rope and a capstan hoist to tension 
the tram, you are in tram heaven.

Steve K8LX


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