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Antenna Painting ?

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by moviking, Dec 1, 2011.

  1. moviking

    moviking Active Member

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    I was thinking about doing some spray can camo painting of a tree top mounted antenna, I'm sure I'm not the first to have this idea, could this hurt the signal any :confused:


     
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  2. mackmobile43

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    no and no
     
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  3. Se7en

    Se7en Well-Known Member

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    Please, Paint Away!, and...............[​IMG]
     
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  4. Beetle

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    Don't paint the insulators.
     
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  5. moviking

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    Well a pic now would be unpainted and nothing to post, if I do indeed paint one I will post for you to see (or not if I do it well) :D
     
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  6. mackmobile43

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    One in crayon would work for Morse.
     
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  7. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Use invisible paint, morse will enjoy looking at it and will be fascinated for hours.
     
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  8. WR0220

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    IMO Plasti-Dip is a better alternative to paint. It will hold up better to inclimate weather and UV, and if the antenna is fiberglass it will help to prevent it from splitting over time.
     
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  9. RatsoW8

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    And is 99% effective in preventing STD's. :D
     
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  10. Se7en

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    Haha.

    Sent from Outerspace, on the DarkSide of X.
     
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  11. wavrider

    wavrider W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Ratso you trying to get booty excited again? you know he will try anything once:closedeyes:
     
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  12. moviking

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    :LOL::LOL::LOL:
     
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  13. psycho

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    Why not paint the tree to match the antenna?
     
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  14. moviking

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    :laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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  15. rabbiporkchop

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    paint

    If anything it might take noise out of your receive. I use shrink tubing to cover all my homebrew antennas, and the plastic helps eliminate static from my receive.
     
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