[TowerTalk] Used Phillystran Testing
unclebudd at bellsouth.net
Mon Aug 21 10:35:59 EDT 2006
Phillistran gets its' strength from the fibers inside while the black
plastic sheath only protects those fibers. If the sheath is not
compromised, the inside should be O.K. I would pay particular attention to
the ends where the grips are located and the ends where there should be a
cap glued on. The cap was to prevent water wicking up into the fiber and
then freezing, spitting the sheath and exposing the fibers.
I am in the planning stages for a new tower and intend to use Phillistran
and have noticed that NOBODY sells used Phillistran on the swap boards.
Clint -- W5CPT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Keith Dutson" <kdutson at sbcglobal.net>
To: "TowerTalk" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Monday, August 21, 2006 9:00 AM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Used Phillystran Testing
>I have some used Phillystran and want to use it again to put up a new
> Is there any advice on inspecting and testing it?
> 73, Keith NM5G
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