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Re: [TowerTalk] Glass Insulators

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Glass Insulators
From: Alan NV8A <>
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 13:18:56 -0500
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On 12/10/11 11:44 am, Ken wrote:

> On Dec 10, 2011, at 10:16 AM, John E. Cleeve wrote:
>>      I apologise if this is not the appropriate site, however, I will
>> ask the question. Does any company still manufacture the "Cornel" or "Pyrex"
>> style glass aerial insulators? I and most of my generation of amateurs got
>> their glass insulators from the WWII ex military surplus market. I was
>> surprised to find that those insulators now seem to be objects of "desire"
>> and much sought after by "collectors of glass insulators"! I still have a
>> few as stock, but I was seeking a fresh source of supply...  I am not keen
>> on the plastic types.
> Not glass but many farm supply stores have screw in porcelain insulators for 
> electric fence wire at a reasonable price.
> Here is one:

I assume that John was thinking of this kind:

Alan NV8A


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