Interest Check: Belden Thicknet 10base5 Ethernet Coax

systems_glitch systems.glitch at
Tue Jan 30 18:55:17 CST 2018

I believe my guy referenced that listing as his basis for his price. I'm
sure freight would bring it up to about the same per-foot cost, if not
higher. I am sometimes out near the seller of that particular eBay listing,
so I'll send them an email and see if they're interested in a local pick-up


On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 7:48 PM, Glen Slick via cctalk <
cctalk at> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 4:06 PM, systems_glitch via cctalk
> <cctalk at> wrote:
> > Full disclosure on price: right now if I buy one spool, it'll be
> $0.60/foot
> > to me, I was thinking I'd charge $1/foot for moderate lengths, of course
> > I'm willing to make a deal on bulk purchases, especially if it ends up
> > being local pick-up (here in VA or VCF East). I haven't dressed out cable
> > this large for N connectors in a long time (last stuff was Times
> Microwave
> > LMR400 for long-range 802.11b stuff) so I'm not sure what the N
> connectors
> > cost nowadays or how long it'll take me to crimp them on.
> >
> > Here's the datasheet on the stuff:
> >
> >
> >
> > DEC spec, orange jacket, plenum rated.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Jonathan
> There is also this seller with a couple of 1100 foot spools of Belden
> 89880 for $480 also in VA. The datasheet says 125 pounds per 1000 feet
> so if you had to ship one of those I would expect that to add a fair
> amount to the cost.

More information about the cctalk mailing list