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Re: [TowerTalk] Teflon dielectric waterproofing filler

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Teflon dielectric waterproofing filler
From: Alan NV8A <>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 13:39:02 -0400
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I have used this product -- "Stuf" -- but I thought that what other 
people were talking about was more like Vaseline in appearance but 
different in chemical properties.


Alan NV8A

On 10/16/07 10:19 pm Jim McDonald wrote:

> Yesterday, I went to Cable X-Perts in Glenview, IL to pick up two cable
> assemblies of their version of LMR-400UF with PL-259s attached to use
> between my remote coax switch and yagis.  The connectors were crimped, had
> soldered pins and heat shrink tubing and looked terrific - no comparison to
> the short jumpers I had bought from them a few years ago.
> While I was there, Nick, the new owner (not a ham), gave me a tube of Teflon
> dielectric waterproofing filler.  Does anyone know if this is the same as
> what others here have reported on previously?  Being in AZ and NM for most
> of my life, waterproofing wasn’t something I paid a lot of attention to.  I
> just did a couple of reverse wraps with good tape.  Their stuff is at
> hip=1&c=0 .
> Now I’m back in the Midwest.  Is this a good idea for PL-259s?  (Yes, I know
> Ns are better.)


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