electric fence insulators
Robert E. Seastrom
08 Nov 1999 13:52:11 -0500
Try the Southern States store in Herndon/Sterling (606 east of 28).
Try hardware stores in Leesburg, Manassas, or Middleburg.
"Lee Lumpkin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I'm temporarily in the McLean, VA area, and am looking for a local
> source for electric fence insulators of the style in the very rough
> attached sketch. It is a black plastic molded piece, about an inch or
> so tall and about 1.25 inches in diameter. The central cylinder is
> hollow for a nail or screw to pass through into a fence post, and it
> is deeply ribbed, more like a stack of several plastic disks
> concentric with the cylinder. The 'outer' disks or ribs have a
> retaining hook to hold wire in the groove. I need at least half a
> dozen or so to decorate my attic with 14 ga. wire so that it radiates
> properly. Alternative styles would be acceptable, but this is my
> preferred type. I've been unable to locate any but the more expensive
> metal and ceramic type that don't hold the wire as I prefer.
> I've checked the local Home Depot (7 Corners and Merrifield),
> Hechingers, and McLean Hardware with no luck. Any ideas for a source?
> Anyone scouted the new Lowe's in Alexandria? I don't know the area
> well enough to know who'd have the customers for this. I'll be at the
> next AMRAD monthly meeting, or email me at email@example.com. Won't
> make any Saturday lunches until after soccer season.
> Thanks es 73,
> Lee Lumpkin