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Sent: Monday, June 23, 2003 10:34 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Edible cable jackets
> 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
> 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 ?
> 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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Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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