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Re: Anybody know of coaxial thru-deck connector?
This discussion reminded me of something I searched for a while back. On my first sailboat (circa 1987) I installed this deck cable fitting consisting of a plastic base with holes large enough to pass a PL-259 or similar coax connector, into which fit O-ring sealed twist-locking plugs. You mounted compression-gasketed plugs on your cables before attaching any connectors, after which the entire cable with plug could be pulled out of the base and a twist-lock o-ring blanking plug fit in its place.
It came in versions for one, three, or five cables, and I believe they were made in Europe, but don't recall the maker and (of course) the place I bought them no long sells nor even remembers them. Looked for them for my second boat, and would have used them on this one as well.
Apologies for the lousy pic, it was a detail cropped out of a much larger photo. Does this ring any bells with anyone?
1998 Jeanneau SO45.2