Good point, Flyrodde . . . ( wish I could say "I was just about to think of that" )

. . . and Bamboozle, I haven't mic'd the wire, just cited dimensions provided by the seller, assuming he was posting manufacturer's specs; but some of your numbers imply that "close tolerance" probably isn't stressed in the QC manual for ribbing wire

- smc -

I used to be clueless, but I've turned that situation around 360 degrees