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Classic cable rail system – Metal post
The Classic cable rail assembly kit is the best choice for a long lasting style. It is the most popular kit among our customers. Easy to install, this kit can tensions a section of cable over 40 feet. The swageless wire rope fittings make it perfect for contractors or DIY : no crimping tool needed.
This kit for one run of wire rope cable includes :
2 swageless jaw terminal (with clevis pin)
2 stainless steel threaded eyebolt
2 threaded sleeve
The hardware features a mechanical swage fitting which allows for fast attachment using simple hand tools.
A cable railing should include 7 to 11 lines of cable, depending on the height of the posts.
The Classic cable rail system – Metal post is suitable for straight runs of wire rope cable or for corner projects, especially for stair cable railing.
The Classic cable rail system – Metal post is suitable for both indoor and outdoor cable railing projects.
On the front side of your end posts, drill a 11/32’’ hole in diameter to install the stainless steel threaded eyebolt.
On the back side of your end posts, drill a 7/16 hole in diameter to install the threaded sleeve. Screw slightly the threaded sleeve onto the threaded eyebolt.
Attach the swageless jaw terminals (with clevis pin) to the threaded eyebolts.
Unscrew the cone of the swageless jaw terminal (with clevis pin) and insert the cable into the cone and the wedge until it is fully seated in the terminal. Tighten securely using two wrenches.
Cut cable by measuring the distance to the other swageless jaw terminal. Unscrew the cone of the swageless stud terminal and insert the cable into the cone and the wedge until it is fully seated in the terminal. Tighten securely using two wrenches.
For tensioning, use a wrench to keep the cone in place and screwing fully the threaded sleeve clockwise with a hexagonal key.