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Subject: [TowerTalk] Edible cable jackets
From: (j.a.hermans)
Date: Tue Jun 24 12:05:09 2003
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> I assumed it was a smell/taste thing because the danged critters only go
> new cable(s) while ignoring old existing cables on the same bundle. Last
> when installing some optical encoders on the EME systems the new 6 cond
> cable was chewed in half three nights in a row while the old cables were
> untouched. Each night I left a "snack" for them in the form of a full box
of D-con
> Rat Poison. After the third box the cable was not damaged and has been ok
> since. Like everything else in Texas the rats must be really large!

Seems like .... The biggest ones prefer gasoil... is that truth ?

Jos on4kj

> In addition to the data cable I had the same problem with 8X coax used for
> 12vdc preamp feeds a few years ago.
> 73 de K5GW
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