[TowerTalk] weatherproof boxes
jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Mar 19 08:51:55 EST 2004
At 11:15 AM 3/19/2004 -0500, Joe Reisert wrote:
>Yes, these Rubbermaid boxes are cheap but in a year or so, the UV rays
>from the sun will start to make the box brittle and eventually fall apart.
>This is from my experience using one of these boxes for my 160 meter Gamma
>match. The top just fell apart and the sides of the cover fell off!
Paint the box and the UV doesn't degrade it (as quickly)...A bit of
experimenting will be required to find a paint that sticks (polyethylene is
notoriously slippery and hard to paint) and doesn't flake off.
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