[TowerTalk] Guy Wire Insulators: Where to find?
Thu, 02 Dec 1999 18:54:16 -0500
Bill Wall wrote:
> Hi Everybody and Mike,
> I have searched for porcelain Guy insulators for many years. The best were
> the dark brown ones from WWII surplus. The only company I have found still
> producing any insulators acceptable, is PPC. Porcelain Products corp. Their
> prices are through Electrical Wholesale Distributors. Their color is blue
> gray. They are not as strong as the old brown ones. They are expensive. No I
> do not have any to sell. Press might have some. I so far, use only one at
> the top of my towers. After many test If there is no problem, I do not worry
> about it. The ARRL handbook has all kind of non resonate lengths.
> Bill Wall
> Antenna Mart
> "Gilmer, Mike" wrote:
> > I've looked in various archives and on-line vendor catalogs, but I cannot
> > find information on the insulators necessary to "break up" guy wire.
> > What types are generally used and where does one get them from?
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
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