In a message dated 5/18/04 10:36:59 PM, email@example.com writes:
>What is the composition of the cast ends to most cables? Pure lead?
> Lead, bismuth, tin? Antimony, bismuth, lead? If I have any luck at
>this, theoretically I could make any length straddle cables for center
>pulls and canti's.
They're lead. But check the old motorcycle shops first. Many ends are available there. Phil Brown Used to have old motorcycles in San Rafel, Calif.