Go to your local scrap metals dealer for copper flashing. I picked up about
15 feet of 6 inch wide flashing, the kind they used for roofing, for around
$12. It is around 6 inches wide but can be cut laterally to three inch wide
strips...more than sufficient.
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless 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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