[TowerTalk] tower talk

Mike nf4l at nf4l.com
Fri Oct 30 05:12:27 PDT 2009

Thanks, Don -

The nuts were the rusty parts. Maybe I'll just replace them, and paint 
'em, and return the SS clamps. they are pricy.....
Nicopress would be nice, but I don't have any friends anymore who have 
the tool.
Why does SS need to be retightened yearly?


k4za wrote:
> hi Mike
> 'tis normal appearance of Philly using CrosbyClips or cable clamps...
> If you have (or can obtain or borrow) a suitable crimping tool, Nicopress
> fittings do a much nicer job, have lower profile, etc. on the Philly.
> They don't advertise using them, as hardly anyone has the tool or the
> fittings, but one Nicopress fitting will suffice (each crimp equals one
> cable clamp), et cetera....
> GL
> 73 Don K4ZA
> Tower Works
> Charlotte  NC
> btw
> SS cable clamps are vy expensive & should be re-tightened yearly
> (impossible to do)...
> I simply paint the heck outta them w/Rustoleum Rusty Metal Primer (RED),
> the best paint I've ever found!!
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