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

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] FLooded shrink tubing?? Can you remove it??
From: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Reply-to: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2007 07:51:54 +0000
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Roger (K8RI) wrote:
>>I use the sealing shrink tube and the removal process involves a good set
>>of cable cutters. I whack it off at the shrink tube ends and install new
>>connectors. The time involved to remove all the sealing goo would be far in
>>excess of what it takes to put on two new connectors.
>This makes me ask, Why remove the goo?  Little will stay on the coax 
>jacket and what does stay on the connectors doesn't hurt the 
>reusability. On occasion it leaves the connectors looking a bit 
>scruffy, but more often than not, most comes right off.

Please can we confirm what is meant by 'flooded' heat shrink tubing? Are 
we talking about tubing that is coated internally with fairly normal 
type of hot-melt glue... or can it also be something else?


73 from Ian GM3SEK         'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)

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