Saturday, January 8, 2022

Winding coax and other chords

 I wish I knew this years ago. A golden tip to wind coax, rope, electrical chords, garden hoses etc.


6 comments:

  1. That is an excellent video as with me I am the over and over and over person not over and under. I do this with my endfed antenna, coax and electrical extension cords. I am not going to be an over/under person but I do know I am going to have to keep this video handy as I am sure the first few times I am going to get confused.
    Thanks for posting this Bas,
    73,
    Mike
    VE9KK

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    1. Hello Mike, I was an over and over person as well. But try this new to me method now. I just have to get used at it. So far it works well. 73, Bas

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  2. I just looked at the video. That's a fine technique, but I commented there about it. I find the Figure 8 technique even easier, and just as effective. Do the Figure 8 thing using your opened up left hand and your left elbow (or right hand and right elbow if you're a lefty) and then tie a small rope in an overhand knot across the crossover point of the Figure 8. For me, this is quicker than the over/under technique.

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    1. Hello David, I think I know what you mean. However it will only work with light material like thin coax, wire, small rope. I think the over/under method works well with thicker and/or longer coax runs and garden hoses. But of course everyone is free what method to use. I didn't know about this method and I like it a lot. Use it at home and at the job. 73, Bas

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  3. Hallo Bas, handige tip voor het oprollen van coax. Hetzelfde geldt ook voor mijn tuinslang denk ik, daar heb ik hetzelfde probleem mee. 73 Paul

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    1. Zeker Paul dat probleem heb ik ook met mijn tuinslang. En ook met mijn tuinsnoeren. Ik gebruik sinds deze post de methode en bevalt me prima. Geen knopen meer en/of rare kronkels. 73, Bas

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Thanks for your comment. Bedankt voor je reactie. 73, Bas