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Re: [Amps] Chimney for GS35B

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Subject: Re: [Amps] Chimney for GS35B
From: "Doug Renwick" <>
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2016 13:02:17 -0600
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Nicely done but two questions:

Why not just overlap the butt joint?

Would it be better to place the nylon screw heads on the inside?


I wasn't born in Saskatchewan, but I got here as soon as I could.

-----Original Message-----

On 10/31/2016 04:10 AM, Roger (K8RI) wrote:
> Gerald already mentioned using Teflon sheet. I'd use high temp epoxy or
> glue instead of screws.  I don't like electrical conductors sticking
> through insulating material.

I use Teflon sheet and nylon machine screws and lock nuts. Initially 
I was concerned about heat with the nylon hardware but I have not 
had any problems. Here is a chimney for a 4CX1500B which has been in 
service for 15 years at 1500 watts out, including high duty cycle modes:

Paul N1BUG

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