[TowerTalk] Coax Seal yea or nay?
lwloen at gmail.com
Mon May 20 01:25:23 EDT 2013
No doubt. But, stretching, IME so far anyway, is never as good as firm
contact of a putty. Maybe practice makes perfect here, but I've not had
the same degree of confidence in the water-tightness, especially at the top
of the connector. Coax seal doesn't just "stop" like rescue tape does; it
actually contacts everything at the joint. And, you can make it very, very
thin at the end of the joint, which seems to do very well for keeping water
Still, I'm using it for a lot of stuff. But, it does seem to have its
On Sun, May 19, 2013 at 11:23 AM, K8RI <K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net> wrote:
> On 5/19/2013 2:03 PM, Larry Loen wrote:
>> Rescue Tape is recommended here in Arizona, but I have so far had trouble
>> getting it to seal as well.
> Rescue tap only seals to itself. It's the smooth tight fit (from
> stretching) that protects the connector and cable underneath from moisture.
> 73 Roger (K8RI)
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