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Antenna Support Rope, 1/8" 600', Black, Round, 100% Dacron Polyester Rope

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$48.95
SKU:
DACROPE-B-18-600
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3.00 LBS
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Product Description

Our Polyester rope features:

  • Excellent UV and abrasion resistance.

  • Won't rot like cotton and other materials.

  • Low stretch (very important when supporting antennas).

  • It's strong (much stronger than Polypropylene).

  • It's soft and very easy to work with.

  • Round Design Works Great With Pulleys. Flat rope is very difficult to use on pulleys.

Common uses include;

  • Tents

  • Marine

  • Trotline

  • Awnings

  • Farm

  • Flagpole Rope

  • Antenna Support Rope such as

    • Dipole

    • Inverted V

    • Longwire (random length) antenna

    • Guy Rope

1/8" rope is a good size for supporting ham radio wire antennas.

 

This size easily fits through center and end insulator mounting holes and the break strength is greater than 14 gage copper wire or 16 gage copper clad steel wire (copperweld)

 

Polyester is the best choice for antenna support rope or any outside application where strength, less stretch, UV and abrasion resistance is important.

  • Unlike Nylon, Polyester Rope is less elastic and therefore stretches much less. In fact Nylon Rope will stretch anywhere from 15 – 25% percent at it’s break point. Polyester on the other hand will normally stretch from 5 – 10%, at it's break point.

  • Nylon absorbs water and is 10-20% weaker when wet. Polyester is not affected by water and maintains its strength when wet.

  • Polyester Rope has better UV resistance, and is more abrasion resistant than nylon.

  • Polypropylene cost less but has limited resistance to ultraviolet light and is susceptible to friction.

DacRope® is 100% Polyester. Some rope manufacturers use a blend of polyester and other materials such as nylon or polypropylene and call it polyester. Rope is only as durable as its weakest component. Before you purchase rope, always ask if it is 100% polyester. 

 

Material  

  100% Polyester

Size  

  1/8"

Color  

  Black

Length  

  600 Feet

Break Strength  

  380 Lbs

UV Resistant  

  Yes

WARNING: NOT FOR USE FOR PERSONAL SAFETY. Working loads are for rope in good condition with appropriate splices, in non critical applications and under normal service conditions. Do not exceed working loads without expert knowledge of conditions and professional estimates of risk. Working loads should be reduced where life, limb and valuable property are involved or with shock loads or sustained loads. Never stand in line with rope under tension or directly underneath rope under tension.







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  1. Excellent rope 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Dec 2020

    I've only used this rope for over a year with two horizontal dipoles, one dipole at close to 70 feet and the other dipole at 55 feet and it has worked great and easy to use,, the 1/8th rope is easier to pull through small branches


  2. Dacron line 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Feb 2017

    Excelent value ......... steve


  3. DacRope for Hanging Wire Antennas 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Jun 2014

    Dac Rope is very nice Stuff it holds up well with wx,and hanging over a tree.



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