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Subject: [TowerTalk] Re: Sealing ends of conduit
Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 09:07:35 -0500
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I'd advise against using fibreglass - mice will nest in it or simply go through 
it to find better place to live or to find food (your house).  Stick to a metal 
wool that doesn't rust.

73,  George  VE3YV / K8HI  (reply to 

> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 01 Nov 2004 17:20:17 -0800
> From: Jim Lux <>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Conduit ends?
> To: "Paul Ash" <>, <>
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> At 08:11 PM 11/1/2004 -0500, Paul Ash wrote:
> >Hello All,
> >
> >I have been considering running my coax, antenna
> >selector control cable and rotor control cable through a 3"-4"
> >inch conduit. I would like to get some opinions on the best
> >way to handle the ends that are projecting out of the ground.
> >I did read a former thread that talked about two 90 deg bends
> >(sounds good for water/rain.) what about bugs/rodents/varmints etc...
> >Anyone have a good idea how to seal the ends that would still provide
> >passage of the cables and could be removed with a minimum of effort
> >whenever it comes time to replace or add to the cables?
> steel wool?
> (or stainless steel, or bronze, both of which won't rust)
> fiberglass insulation is another possibility.


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