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Re: Fiberglass Pole care



You need to paint it. I took one down after five years and it was shedding.
The material decomposes in UV light and smog and the glass fibers start
sloughing off the surface.

73,

John
KD6OZH

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From: "Allen Fugelseth" <allen@cruzio.com>
To: "'amsat-bb@amsat.org'" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Thursday, 07 June 2001 02:11 UTC
Subject: [amsat-bb] Fiberglass Pole care


> I have a new fiberglass pole to put up for a cross boom.  What is a good
> treatment to give it before I put it up?  It is one of those thick walled
> ones with a 1 inch hole through it. Should I stuff a 1 inch wood rod
through
> it?  Thanks.
>
>                                                                 73, Allen
> WB6RWU
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