The #16 "silky" seems to work well on the Hexbeam, which is a very
similar application. If you end up using anything with insulation,
remember you'll need to adjust dimensions to account for the changed
> Hi TowerTalkians:
> I'm going to build a 3el 5-band quad, 20-10M, and I'm looking for
> suggestions re: what wire to use, and where to get it.
> www.thewireman.com has: "Silky' 16 AWG, 19 strand, tinned, 40%
> copper-clad steel. Designed as a replacement for restringing quads, but
> popular as an easy-to-use dipole wire."
> That seems to be the only wire on that page with the word "quad" in the
> description. Is this the right stuff, or is there something better?
> And/or somewhere better to get it? Won't be used beyond 1500W PEP.
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