[TowerTalk] 1/8" aircraft vs 5/64" SS cable

K7LXC@aol.com K7LXC@aol.com
Wed, 5 May 1999 12:18:17 EDT

In a message dated 99-05-05 09:06:02 EDT, k3gt@pgh.net writes:

> Any one know if 5/64" SS sail cable is as strong as 1/8" aircraft cable?
>  Contemplating using the stainless cable that is on hand for trussing a
>  TH11. Or a better question...will it handle the TH11?

     Sure - I'd use it. Go nuts. It's primarily to hold the boom up under 
icing conditions. If in doubt, double it up.

Cheers,  Steve   K7LXC

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