[TowerTalk] Dacron

Rob Atkinson ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 06:34:34 EST 2020

Don W7WLL posted this link about a year and a half ago
and according to some, this stuff used by fishing operations is less
expensive and stands up to wind, salt water and UV.

>On 4/19/2019 8:25 PM, Don wrote:

>That is what I use out here on the left coast, a tarred twisted line that is produced by a firm (Evanston?) up in the Seattle area. Used by the fishing fleets up and down the left coast for numerous purposes. I've never had >one break under the most severe conditions. Do need to secure the ends because it is twisted. A little flame or dipped in resin. Available at ship chandlers and suppliers. Withstands salt, UV and rain. I have one antenna >that it has held up for 17 years and still looks good.


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