One product you might consider for a long conduit run on top of rocky
terrain is Liquitite. This is the flexible plastic-covered armored conduit
that is used to run wiring between electrical junction boxes and cabinets.
I tried a Yahoo! search for it but found only distributors' pages, not a
Gene Smar AD3F
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Karlquist" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 1:01 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] coax in conduit
> Jim Jarvis said:
> > I agree that it's preferrable to run cables in conduit.
> > But how do you do that, when the antenna is 200' up a hill,
> > and 350 horizontally away, with portions of shear rock ledge
> > exposed, and a 60 degree slope in places?
> Some people have used flexible 1/2 inch or 5/8 inch black
> plastic irrigation tubing. The unknown is whether the critters
> can and will chew thru the tubing and get their teeth into
> the coax itself.
> You can also try flexible plastic conduit, or even flexible
> metal conduit.
> Rick N6RK
> (whose 1/4 mile long property slopes 5 feet front/back :-)
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