In a message dated 11/4/03 3:45:44 PM Pacific Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> 2. This I expect also applies to the other Fluidmotion antennas: The
> review and others have described the fiberglass tubes the metal strip
> in and out of, as telescoping tubes with smaller diam. tubes fitting
> larger ones. It seems to me that means inside the tube there must be
> where the small diam. tube snugs inside the larger one it mates to at the
> point where they fit together, one inside the other. I would like to know
> what had been done to prevent the metal tape from bumping up against that
> ridge and getting hung up on it when the motor is pushing it out through
> tube. I picture one of the tapes spooling up inside the tube instead of
> going straight out. Perhaps the inside tubes have been filed down to make
> smooth transition to the smaller diameters.
There's a little plastic oblong piece on the end of the beryllium tape.
It doesn't get hung up.
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