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Re: Radar from stern to Mast help

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Yes, I am sure I can get the cable when I identify what is needed. However I will have to splice the existing plugs in to be able to use it. Wasn't sure if splicing works really well. Thought I had read at some time to never splice the radar wire or cable.
You can buy the cable at different lengths 5,10,15,30 meters with end fittings in place. yes you can splice the cable, I had to due to an accident cutting the cable and being a poor cruiser I shortened it by 2 meters and rejoined the cable about 6"from the arays long thin strip plug, this kept the join inside the aray and out or the weather.

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