Teflon covered stranded is used by many. How you fasten it to the spreaders
is VERY important.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bill Turner" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2007 10:56 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Wire for Quad
> ORIGINAL MESSAGE:
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 12:56:31 -0400, "JACK KZ4USA"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>#14, 7 strand hard drawn copper wire from Davis RF. Is this good wire for
>>my 20 meter 6 El Quad project?
>>What are most people using for their Quads?
> ------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------
> No, no, no. Copperweld only. Copper, hard drawn or not, is relatively
> soft and will eventually break and you will have a job on your hands.
> Ok, copperweld will eventually break too but you get lots more years
> out of it. It is nasty, springy stuff to work with, but better to work
> with in down on the ground than fixing the other stuff up in the air.
> Don't ask how I know. :-)
> Bill W6WRT
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