i used pvc EMT. here it's 20-25 cents a ft in 10 ft lengths. 1/2'' is ok for
rg8x or rg8 WITHOUT connectors. if you put on pl259s you'll need 3/4'' EMT.
use general purpose pvc/cpvc cement. that eliminates the purple stuff[
cleaner primer]. took about 4 hrs with xyls help to dig trench, feed coax and
joints for 150' of EMT. a gas sidewalk edger is handy for trenching. i dug a
4'' deep line and then dug another 2'' away. very easy to go back with a
hand trowel es clean the trench out. if you are skilled with the edger try
tipping it slightly as you groove. you can make a 'v' trench deep enough to
the EMT 2'' below the surface. you can cut old metal coat hangers into 6''
'u' shapes to hold the EMT in place as the earth settles and grass fills in
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