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Offline Ray_B

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Re: Reasonable & effective replacement antenna mast
« Reply #8 on: September 01, 2020, 03:58:32 PM »
If the antenna hasn't broken off and still works, it can be 'splinted' with a few layers of shrink-wrap at the base. I know it works because I did same to previous TTSE and it held up for more than a year before selling bike.
I used thin pieces to build up the thin post and used larger pieces to 'connect' the base to the post.


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Re: Reasonable & effective replacement antenna mast
« Reply #9 on: September 10, 2020, 11:48:14 PM »
*Originally Posted by Ray_B [+]
If the antenna hasn't broken off and still works, it can be 'splinted' with a few layers of shrink-wrap at the base. I know it works because I did same to previous TTSE and it held up for more than a year before selling bike.
I used thin pieces to build up the thin post and used larger pieces to 'connect' the base to the post.
I managed to catch it before it broke off and left the bike like the first one. I will give that a try. It does seem to be the antenna does not go far into the threaded base. Seems like poor engineering but I am sure with all of the technology in the rest of the bike, the antenna was not a high priority.

 



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