[TowerTalk] Can´t add egg insulator...

Jim Lux jimlux at earthlink.net
Sun Dec 13 11:56:09 EST 2015

On 12/13/15 8:49 AM, Douglas Ruz (CO8DM) wrote:
> OK,
> I understand 100%.
> Anyway, if someone here have experiences with solid steel wire...go ahead.
> I saw few mast installed with solid steel wire (1/4") here...they don´t
> use clamps, they just twist the extra wire over the "live" side of the
> wire.

It probably works. The question would be whether it untwists before 
something else fails. it might well be "strong enough"

You could always do a test. get some wire, wrap it around something 
sturdy, twist over the live side,  then pull on it with a car or a jack 
or a comealong and see what happens.

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