I just took delivery on four excellent, watertight enclosures that will
work out super for housing antenna relays, matching networks, stubs and
filters, or a variety of necessities for the contest or high-performance
station's antenna farm. $29.97 plus shipping for all four.
These are high-impact, fiberglass 25mm ammo cases, built like the
proverbial $600 government toilet seat. Inside dimensions are 12 inches x
11 inches x 4 3/4 inches. 11 1/2 pounds each. Big enough for a large
variable cap and roller inductor (AND a stepper-motor drive!), or perhaps a
dozen or more UHF or N jacks and their remotely-operated relays. They open
on each end and the lids are fully gasketed and cinch down tight with a
stout cam and bail mechanism. These things look like the very pricy Pelikan
(tm) cases, on steroids. Plenty of reinforcing ribs, but also enough flat
surfaces for mounting things or cutting holes. About the only thing they
won't be good for is RF shielding -- but this supplier has a variety of
waterproof steel ammo cans for those that need metal shielding. Nice yellow
stencilling on each side that says 20 cartridges, 25mm ammo (may work
better than an anti-climb section on your tower!).
Call: The Sportsman's Guide at 1-800-888-3006 and ask for their latest
sale catalog. The 25mm ammo cases are item J6-11260 for the four pack, or
item J6-6534 for one at $9.97 each
Lots of other interesting surplus military and hunting-oriented stuff (and
some real junk, too).
Standard disclaimer: I have no connection with the Sportsman's Guide other
than as a satisfied customer.
Steve Zettel KJ7CH firstname.lastname@example.org
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