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Author Topic: Comet GP-6 chalking  (Read 596 times)
WB6MIO
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« on: February 14, 2013, 11:53:24 AM »

My GP-6 vertical antenna housing is chalking (shedding material). I guess it is weathering due to UV. It has on been up about 5 years or so. Do I just scrub it with soap and water? Then, what can I coat it with to prevent this from happening? (has to be transparent to RF).
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KD8GEH
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« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2013, 05:03:36 AM »

Clean  WITH GLOVES ON lol, warm soapy water or iso  alcohol , allow to dry.  Mask joints, light sand steel wool, spray light coat clear polyurathane, allow to dry, light sand again, spray again. Repeat untill u see nice coverage. I ususally do 3-5 coats.

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Dave
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