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Old Jun 06, 2011, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by IBCrazy View Post
Side feed or base feed? For side feed, I use magnets on a small metal plate. Drop the wires on them and it holds geometry.

For base-fed I use a split bullet inside a cylinder. I will post pictures if I can remember where I put my camera... Basically I have a cylinder with 4 magnets on the edge. The bullet has a small loe in the middle and is split in two. The cable comes through the center of the bullet, the cylinder hold the halves together. Dorp the lobes in and the magnets hold them in place for soldering. Add heat and solder and it does it perfectly every time. When soldered, push the bullet from the cylinder and it splits open to unlock the antenna.

that sounds like a great plan. Love to see a picture still as I am more visual that ... reading learner

but magnets sound like a great idea!!
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