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Re: [TowerTalk] RTV? What Kind?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] RTV? What Kind?
From: Bill Turner <>
Date: Mon, 04 Feb 2008 11:54:33 -0800
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On Mon, 4 Feb 2008 14:26:09 -0500 (EST), DENNIS BRICKEY
<> wrote:

>Hey Guys, 
>I am building the 4:1 coaxial balun recommended by KLM nad some other KLM 
>owners of 40M4 yagis.? It calls for sealing of the connections with RTV.? What 
>kind of 
>RTV is recommended by the masses.? The last think I want to do is to have to 
>take this thing back down because I used the wrong struff. Oh?Yeah, as there 
>any sealing 
>techniques that I should observe?? 
------------ REPLY FOLLOWS ------------

I recommend the kind of RTV sold at pet stores for sealing glass
aquariums. Totally waterproof (of course!) and free of the acid smell in
other RTVs. I figure anything harmless to fish is harmless to your

To spread it easily, put a small amount of water in a dish, add a drop
or two of dish soap and wet your finger in it. The RTV won't stick to
your finger.

73, Bill W6WRT


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