Silicone seal the ends.
Someone out there is thinking ... that N8DE always says that!
Quoting Jeff Carter <email@example.com>:
> Hi all,
> I am in the process of rebuilding some R7 traps, and the little end
> caps are shot. I thought about plasti-dip for the ends but I don't
> know how it hold up for UV and prolonged outdoor exposure.
> What is the group's preference for sealing an aluminum tube which will
> be exposed to the weather? I don't think Cushcraft sells anything for
> the R7 anymore and I'd rather have something better than these little
> caps, anyway, something more durable.
> Some of you build antennas from scratch, so other than crimping the
> ends there's got to be a good solution for sealing them.
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