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Old 11-16-2014, 05:13 AM   #1
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Default GROUNDING and other good INFO

http://www.k0bg.com/

Alan has done a good job of compiling a lot of good information here , ENJOY !

http://www.myrv.us/electric/

Another informative site for RV Electrical.

http://www.swssec.com/grounding.html

Another good site.

http://www.v-blox.com/surge_protection

A bit pricey, but they do work , have used these on several high risk sites.
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Old 11-16-2014, 07:36 AM   #2
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Good info and links
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Default Tinned braid with eyelet

Anybody have a decent source for tinned braid with eyelets?

I know 3M makes some but it is pricy at the sites I found.

I'm looking for eyelets for ease of install.
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Scrap out some old RG8 coax.
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Anybody have a decent source for tinned braid with eyelets?
Go to eBay and search braided ground strap and there will be page after page of listings. Many will be various lengths with eyelets at each end. Some prices will be high, some quite low.
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I searched braided ground strap on eBay, there are definitely lots and lots of items for braided ground strap, but I didn't see any for braided ground strap with eyelets.

I know 3M makes it, but having trouble finding a source for it.

I may have to go to Anixter or Grainger and see how much they charge, which will probably be pricey.
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Is this what you are looking for? http://www.electricmotioncompany.com...bonding-braid/
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How about this? With shipping, it's under $2 per foot, which is about 1/4 of other prices for eyeletted (grommetted) grounding braid.
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Thanks for the info guys. I appreciate the responses.

It may be easier to buy from eBay, I had sent a request to electric motion for the Ultrabond II strap and they suggested I go to other distributors, which was strange. Electric motion is the company recommended by K0BG in his grounding web pages.

Don't think I will need 25 feet, so if I have some left I will let the group know so if someone needs any , we can share.

Thanks, hope I can get stuff done before the weather turns too cold.
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We do electrical work for a TV/radio site if you want to see some neat grounding that's the place to look. Their tower is over a 1/4 of a mile high on a hill it is amazing that they routinely take major hits and stay on the air. All flat copper all connections brazed or bolted together. We did a 400 amp up grade for their digital FM station the only reason I brought that up was because of the PA's they have 6 solid state modules and they are hot swap modules pretty impressive. One goes toes up power is reduced until they put another one in never skip a beat.
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