These dog fence tensioning cable kits include everything you need to install
new cable on a new fence or retrofit an existing fence with tension cable.
Standard kits include collars that slide over the posts. Retrofit post cable
collars slide in from the side so you don't need to remove fencing from the
Kits contain: collars, enough cable for two positions (usually top and bottom
or top and middle - your choice) and tensioning connectors.
Not included is a tensioning tool (available separately) which is suggested
for 8ga cable kits or large 12ga steel cable fences. Also suggested is a
hogringer hand tool with hogrings. Hogrings make circles of galvanized or
stainless steel that connect tension cable to dog fencing mesh. We supply a
hogringer 9/16 commercial grade tool with hogrings (available separately) or a
hogringer 11/16 that comes with 1000 hogrings to start. Both hogringer tools
self feed the hogrings; Pull the handle and it advances the rings and makes the
Use 8ga monofilament for any fence fully or partially supported by trees;
12ga black braided steel for all other fences