electric fence insulators

Frank Gentges gentges@itd.nrl.navy.mil
Mon, 8 Nov 1999 20:13:10 +0000 (GMT)

Try Southern States or Tractor Supply.
Frank K0BRA

On Mon, 8 Nov 1999, Lee Lumpkin wrote:

> Tacos,
> 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 kb8wev@erols.com.  Won't
> make any Saturday lunches until after soccer season.
> Thanks es 73,
> Lee Lumpkin