I'm enjoying assembly work of the spider-beam antenna.
It takes time but it's also a kind of fun to measure and cut from the scratch.
At a very initial stage, we must fabricate the Guy Lines.
A special fibre rope "Kevlar" is used for the guy line.
Once Kevlar is cut, the end of rope become feazing. Like photo below;
The instruction manual says to melt the ends with a lighter.
However I found that the melted ends became thicker than original diameter then it will not go through the 3mm hole of the plastic insulatiors.
So, without melting the ends, I wind thin & tough wire like photo below;
Then go it though 3mm hole of the plastic insulator then pulled it out.
I needed to make this kind of work 16 times, (^^;;
4 hours ago