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Securing antennas

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by vgt, Aug 29, 2015.

  1. vgt

    vgt

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    Unfortunately one of my fpvlr antennas fell off the bird last night, right into a lake. Must have vibrated loose or something. Anyone use loctite or something similar on the threads to prevent it from backing off?
     
  2. Fplvert

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    Not good to run radio without antenna. I hope it didn't toast!

    I would use some electrical tape or heat-shrink over the connection.
     
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  3. vgt

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    Was only sans antenna for about thirty seconds, was just bringing it in for a landing. Threw one of my cheapy backups on, and everything seemed to work fine. Still had the 90* adapter on, so a smidge of an antenna!
     
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    use some PTFE tape for plumbing it will give better grip and you can still take it off,
     
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