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A better solution is putting a PL259 on the cable in the mast and using an extended coupler to pass the connection through the deck rather than a cable clam. Far more leak proof and far more fool-proof IMHO. Also, the hole a cable clam requires is probably bigger than the one this requires.
Hope that helps.
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