- Will work for twine, narrow tape, rope, MaxiShock and braid.
- Does not work for high-tensile wire.
- Hook ring end into a P Spring.
- Insert conductor through other end and through hole on center bolt.
- Hold tail of the conductor to secure it and twist black knob on the side.
- Once the tail of conductor is secured, let go and continue twisting knob until desired tension is reached. P Spring should be half compressed.
- To loosen or remove conductor from the tensioner: unscrew the knob on the side to release.
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Allan T from California
Not so good. On the other side of the ratchet twister is a very weak "nut" that holds the ratcheting mechanism together. When it breaks the whole assembly fails. Not something you want on a ranch with miles of fencing. Maybe ok on a smaller place where you pass by it every day. If the nut gets improved this could be a good item as it is a clean installation and a time saver.
Patricia B from Pennsylvania
These are awesome! They are stiff to tighten, but, the electric rope isn't slipping a tiny bit! I've been thru 3 different tightened...nothing held! But these hold great! My only complaint is that there is a part that screw on the side. A number of them were really loose coming out of the bag. You have to manually tighten them before putting them up. Otherwise they fall off...and get lost. Then they are useless. But that is my only complaint. I won't buy any other tensioner in the future...these are "it" for me.
Leon E from Florida
These are great - they're made of plastic, so they both tension and insulate. If you attash them to the spring you don't need another insulator. If you do want the spring to be energised - just leave a bit of the rope out and tie it to the spring, then make a loop and run the loop the tensioner, rather than the very end of the rope. Also, personally I didn't think they were difficult to tighten and I'm no athlete.
Joel C from Iowa
Fast shipping and exactly what we needed!
Jackie N from WI
I don't like these. I think the knob is hard to turn. I don't like that they are plastic. If they were metal, then you could connect the electric to the p spring. They seem well made and are not cheap, but I don't think they are necessary or convenient.