[aprssig] Re: power poles..........
Kurt A. Freiberger
kurt at badgers-hill.net
Tue Jan 2 15:25:19 CST 2007
Take another pair of power poles with no wires and place onto the
connector. Then wrap the whole thing in Scotch 23+, and apply a liberal
coating of ScotchKote. That'll keep the water out when you're not using
it. When you need it, simply slit the outside, and peel everything off.
Dale Blanchard wrote:
> Al Wolfe wrote:
>> If you are concerned about power pole connectors in a damp
>> environment just fill them with silicon grease before you shove them
>> together.. Can be messy but it works well. Vaseline, Penatrox, axle
>> grease, etc, have been used as well.
>> Al. K9SI
> I leave mine open so the water can dry out.
> Silicon grease attracts alkali dust in the desert,
> when it gets wet it can cause some leakage.
> Power poles are silver plated. Clean and dry works for me.
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