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Singing the praises of rollerhooks....

Posted by ralleia z5 Omaha NE (My Page) on
Wed, Jan 25, 12 at 19:19

I have a 20' wide x 24' long hoophouse, and last summer I finally took the plunge and figured out how to implement rollerhooks.

I got stainless steel aircraft cable, clamps, and a turnbuckle for each cable run.

Aircraft cable and turnbuckle

Now THAT'S a turnbuckle. It was probably overkill, but I didn't know how to size it and no one to ask...

Turnbuckle, Now THAT's a turnbuckle!

Once the cables are up and tensioned, then you can hang and use your rollerhooks to support your plants. I grew tomatoes, green peppers, and some green beans jumped from their overly-short supports to grow up these.

Rollerhooks, Roller hooks on aircraft cable

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RE: Singing the praises of rollerhooks....

You spent a few quarters on that bit of hardware

RE: Singing the praises of rollerhooks....

I love it.

I may steal your idea.

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