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Re: [TowerTalk] FLooded shrink tubing?? Can you remove it??

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] FLooded shrink tubing?? Can you remove it??
From: "David Robbins K1TTT" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 16:05:53 +0000
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Yes, its possible to remove it.  I usually warm it up a bit just to make it
a bit more flexible, then slit it lengthwise with a razor knife and peel it
off.  It may leave a little residue, but its more of a dry coating than

David Robbins K1TTT
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:towertalk-
>] On Behalf Of John Ammeter
> Sent: Monday, October 29, 2007 15:40
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] FLooded shrink tubing?? Can you remove it??
> I saw that Roger, K8RI, used heat shrink tubing with "sticky goo" inside
> for his coax connections.  I've got a supply of that from my days at the
> local utility.  We used it for PERMANENT underground splices.
> Has anyone (Roger??) had experience removing that heat shrink from a
> connection?  I'm about to put up a tower with three antennas on it and
> was planning on using "coax-seal" but that heat shrink would be better
> but I've never had to remove it before.
> John KE7JGB
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