Flex-WeaveTm Antenna Wire
Hundred's of rope wound wires provide rope-like flexibility. You can even tie in knots and untie again!

{short description of image}Great for dipoles, quads, slopers, long wires, and other wire aerial antenna designs, Flex-WeaveTm provides the ultimate in flexibility. No longer do you need to fight with aerial wires that kink and recoil at every chance or put up with wires that rust out. Flex-WeaveTm is so flexible it can actually be tied into knots! Tie off Flex-WeaveTm terminations at insulators, baluns, and center feeds for the strongest aerial wire installations.

{short description of image}Flex-WeaveTm is a hybrid aerial wire that consists of 168 (or 259 on #12 gauge) strands of woven #36 solid copper wires that provide high strength and extreme flexibility. No other aerial wires on the market, 7 strand or 19 strand copper or copperweld come even close to the ease of use and installation of Flex-WeaveTm. Available in bare copper or with a flexible, UV-inhibited, easy to strip Clear, Green, or Black coated jacket!

This is the "Cadillac" of aerial antenna wire. Used by thousands of Amateur, Commercial, Government, and SWl'r hobbyist customers, Flex-WeaveTm continuously receives rave reviews. One customer noted "that's what all antennas should be made of" when refering to Flex-WeaveTm. Positive reviews have been noted in QST April 89, pg 21, CQ July '89, pg 84, Nuts & Bolts April 89 pg 55, and Ham Radio June 89 pg 86, among others.

Dean, WA6PJR says "That's what all antennas should be made of" and Press Jones, N8UG, The Wireman Co. and "Guru" of wire and cable, distributes FLEX-WEAVETM for us, saying "The workhorse .... rope type construction for strength, ultra-flexibility, and easy handling".

NOTE: We recommend the use of #12 for spans in excess of 170 ft (one leg of a 160 meter dipole), however, #14 has been used on continuous spans to 275 ft. Use PVC jacketed (#14 or #12) in salt air environments or where rubbing of tree limbs, etc. will occur.

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Flex-Weave #14, 168 strand wire

Most popular version of Flex-WeaveTm using 168 strands of #36 bare or Tinned copper rope wire. Equivalent to #14 wire size. Use for unsupported spans up to 200 ft (100-150 ft in areas with high ice and wind loading).

Available with a UV inhibited, flexible, Clear, Green, or Black PVC coating. Great for seashore locations and marine use where salt corrosion is often a problem with bare copper. Also great for running wire aerials through trees where bare wires can short out against branches and limbs. Nominal OD .136" with .026" nominal coating. Please specify coating color when ordering. Also available with polyethylene black jacket for high abrasion/rodent resistance.

Item Description Part # < 100 ft Price/ft < 499 ft Price/ft < 999 ft Price/ft 1000+ ft Price/ft
#14 Bare FLEX-WEAVETM, 168 copper strands FW14B $0.22 $0.20 $0.18 $0.17
#14 Bare FLEX-WEAVETM, 168 TINNED copper strands for extra oxidation resistance FW14T $0.23 $0.20 $0.19 $0.18
#14 polyethylene black jacketed FLEX-WEAVETM, 168 copper strands for high abrasion/rodent resistance FW14P $0.25 $0.23 $0.21 $0.19
#14 PVC Coated FLEX-WEAVETM, 168 copper strands, Coated with Clear (CR), Black (BK), or Green (GN) FW14CR
FW14BK
FW14GN
$0.26 $0.23 $0.21 $0.19

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Flex-Weave #12, 259 strand wire

Heavy-duty version of Flex-WeaveTm using 259 strands of #36 bare or Tinned copper rope wire. Equivalent to #12 wire size. Use for longer unsupported spans (300ft plus), or areas with high ice & wind loading!

Available with a custom UV inhibited, flexible, Clear, Green, or Black PVC coating. Great for seashore locations and marine use where salt corrosion is often a problem with bare copper. Also great for running wire aerials through trees where bare wires can short out against branches and limbs. Equivalent to #12 wire size. Use for longer unsupported spans (300ft plus), or areas with high ice & wind loading! Please specify coating color when ordering. Also available with polyethylene black jacket for high abrasion/rodent resistance.

Item Description Part # < 100 ft Price/ft < 499 ft Price/ft < 999 ft Price/ft 1000+ ft Price/ft
#12 Bare FLEX-WEAVETM, 259 copper strands FW12B $0.30 $0.27 $0.25 $0.24
#12 Bare FLEX-WEAVETM, 259 TINNED copper strands for extra oxidation resistance FW12T $0.36 $0.33 $0.31 $0.29
#12 polyethylene black jacketed FLEX-WEAVETM, 259 copper strands for high abrasion/rodent resistance FW12P $0.40 $0.37 $0.34 $0.32
#12 PVC Coated FLEX-WEAVETM, 259 copper strands, Coated with Clear (CR), Black (BK), or Green (GN) FW12CR
FW12BK
FW12GN
$0.35 $0.32 $0.30 $0.28

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