[TowerTalk] EHS Guy wire (3/16)

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Thu May 22 08:14:28 EDT 2003

At 07:51 PM 5/21/03 -0400, K7LXC at aol.com wrote:
>     Yep. The breaking strength of EHS (extra high strength) is 3900 pounds.
>Some galvanized and SS wire rope cable are in the same range so they'd be
>just fine as long as they meet the strength spec. OTOH a lot of cables don't
>so just make sure you know what you've got.

Shouldn't he also make sure that the guy grips he's using match the lay-up 
of this cable, whatever it is?  Or is EHS by definition 1X7 right (or left, 
I don't know) twist?

73, Pete N4ZR
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