[TowerTalk] Rotor connector waterproofing?
kdutson at sbcglobal.net
Thu Aug 10 17:46:49 EDT 2006
This reminded me of another option. Lately I have been using one layer of
88 and another layer of rubber fusion tape. This is the tape used to seal
the fiberglass joints on a SteppIR Yagi. I purchased my tape off the
Internet. So far it has been holding up quite nicely.
73, Keith NM5G
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[mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of JC Smith
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 3:18 PM
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rotor connector waterproofing?
You could use Scotch 88 then Scotchcote then another layer of 88. I did
that to "repair" (more like "replace"... they were really shot) the plastic
trap caps on an old HyGain tribander and it's still good after 10+ years.
However, for removable connection covers I would prefer 88 followed by
Scotch 23 (rubber splicing tape) and then another 88.
73 - JC, K0HPS
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