> 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
>>>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?
"Usually" the compound is, or is the equivelant of hot melt glue which lines
the inside of the tubing in a thin layer. However there are other types
which we as hams don't *normally* run across. I've never seen it, but at
least one other on here has been using it.
> 73 from Ian GM3SEK 'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)
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