Roger (K8RI) wrote:
> Alain Michel wrote:
>> Along the same lines as Henry Gillow-Wiles, you can also use the black, 1/2"
>> pvc irrigation pipe [used for drip irrigation], which is available at
>> Lowe's, Home Depot and just about all plant nurseries. It comes in a 50' and
>> 100' roll.
>> It is very flexible, very inexpensive and this stuff you can slit with a
>> "utility" or sheet rock knife. It too is uv resistant.
>> From: Henry Gillow-Wiles
>> Subject: [TowerTalk] guy wire covers
>> I use cheap 1/2 inch pvc pipe that I slit with a table saw, put over the
> I want something bright and attention getting. Bright yellow preferably
> as it indicates safety. From that approach Ive used Yellow high pressure
> hose split lengthwise and slipped over the guy line.
Finally, a use for those old orange air hoses...
But realistically, if one were going out to buy it new, the actual
purpose designed guy guard/marker things at $6 each are probably
cheaper, and certainly a lot less work. They're also physically larger,
and more visually noticeable.
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