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Old 25-05-2013, 16:18   #16
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Re: 'granny' cage for a mast radar

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The problem I see with the bare radome is that it is made from fairly lightweight plastic for radar transparency. If it was snagged by a sail or spin-pole lift, etc., there could be problems. The heavy-duty protection seems like a good idea.

The lightweight plastic wasn't the problem for us as the sail seemed to slide over that easily. Rather it was the area underneath the bracket where the sail could wrap itself effectively around the whole assembly...and so it did, snapping the aluminum arms underneath the radar.

Hopefully though...now never again...
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Re: 'granny' cage for a mast radar

Because of the position of my raydome just above the spreaders, I'm building a bow that will go from spreader tip to spreader tip and stick out far enough to gently let it pass by....
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