Topband: Soldering radials?
tshoppa at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 11:59:29 EDT 2016
I much prefer stranded 18AWG for my "roll out on top of lawn and driveway"
radials. Stranded is more likely to stay flat on the ground than solid. The
solid likes to remembers the curl of being wound on the spool and sproings
up. It takes many fewer staples to hold the stranded down.
On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 8:38 AM, Rob Atkinson <ranchorobbo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Stranded wire is harder to work with. It is harder to get to lay down
> flat either on top or in a trench, harder to bolt or solder, is more
> expensive, does not take high heat as well.
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 7:00 AM, Jorge Diez - CX6VM
> <cx6vm.jorge at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Rob
> > why you don't use stranded wire for radials?
> > 73,
> > Jorge
> > CX6VM/CW5W
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