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Date: Wed, 24 Mar 1999 11:34:25 EST
Hi Dave,

I've done that with plastic plants and flowers to hide masts, 
guy wires, etc., and it seemed to work OK.  The biggest
problem I had was that I had to replace the artificial
stuff periodically because the sunlight would eventually
fade them and they didn't look right anymore.

Good luck.

73, Mike K3AIR

In a message dated 3/21/99 10:01:36 PM Eastern Standard Time,

> Here's my question.  What if anything has anyone used to disguise a
>  tower and beam with paint and plastic vegetation?  Most fake flowers and
>  plants use some kind of wire internal support.  If used in moderation,
>  will the effect of these wires effect beam performance?  I would
>  appreciate it very much if anyone has any suggestions, except to move of
>  course.
>  73'
>  Thanks in Advance,
>  Dave, KW4DA

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