As I mentioned in a post to this reflector over a year ago, I use soft
rubber balls that fit INSIDE the end of the boom. Some of them even
have 'smiley faces' on them. They last quite a bit longer than
plastic caps on the OUTSIDE of the boom.
> Hi all,
> I just purchased a new TH7 and some replacement parts for two
> others. Both the new antenna and the replacements came with red
> Caplugs instead of the normal black UV resistant type for the 2"
> boom covers. Does anyone have any experience with the longevity of
> these out in the sun? I've used these in the past and get about a
> year from them before they bleach out to white, split and fall off.
> Given these keep critters and other undesireables out of the boom,
> I'm a bit concerned with the amount of work involved in putting
> these up. The elements have blue ones which I have no experience
> with, any help????
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