Mike and group,
Titanex sells several kinds of ropes; among those Kevlar. (Isn't it
Regards, Peter, dj9dw
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Dennison" <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Friday, May 12, 2006 6:33 PM
Subject: LF: Rope?
> I am refurbishing one of my antenna supports. It is supported by a
> large tree and is raised and lowered using blue polypropylene rope
> (from B&Q).
> The rope shows signs of deterioration - presumably from UV - and I
> wonder whether I would be better using white polyprop, or nylon,
> rather than blue polyprop.
> Nylon is a lot more expensive - is it worthwhile? I understand than
> nylon is stretchy - is this a problem? Does nylon have a similar
> breaking strength - the antenna is lightweight but takes some wind-
> load and in any case I don't want any accidents, so over-engineering
> is the order of the day.
> Any advice from those more knowledgable / experienced than me?
> Mike, G3XDV