Fixing extended insulators
The R13 insulators are hammered into the side of existing wood stakes and can be quickly removed with a claw hammer. When fixing them, the arms must be prised slightly apart so that they are under some tension. This stops them blowing over the fence in high winds.
The insulator has two holes in the front of the cap and holes at the top and bottom of the cap. There are three pins attached.
Do not pull the pins off the insulator. Two are for securing the cap and the third, short pin is a spare. The cap is normally secured to the body of the insulator by placing it over the body and pressing the plastic pins into the top and bottom of the cap. Do not try to put them in the front holes as they will blow out with the first high wind and become lost.
The holes in the front of the cap are for securing it to the body of the insulator using the R8X screws should this be the desired option.