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    Re: Electrical Wire
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2004 Mar 23, 21:49 -0500

    Lithium batteries work very well at sub-zero temperatures. I have been using
    Energizer Hi Energy Lithium batteries. Have had the same two in the handle
    of my sextant for a few years and they are still going....going...going...
    ;-)
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Cliff Sojourner" 
    To: 
    Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 8:52 PM
    Subject: Re: Electrical Wire
    
    
    > a related question ...  what batteries will work at such low temperatures?
    >
    > >
    > > Hello Jared,
    > >
    > > Many thanks for the tip. Yes, it is for the sextant lighting; sort of. I
    am
    > > going to replace the power wire on my Plath bubble attachment so that it
    > > will remain flexible at low temperatures.
    > >
    > > cheers,
    > >
    > > Robert
    > > ----- Original Message -----
    > > From: "Jared Sherman" 
    > > To: 
    > > Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 1:24 PM
    > > Subject: Re: Electrical Wire
    > >
    > >
    > > > Robert, I'm not certain but expect that teflon jacketed wire (which is
    > > > fairly common) might do the trick. You'd also want to look for
    stranded as
    > > > opposed to solid wire, that will make it more flexible. Stranded,
    tinned,
    > > > teflon jacketed "hook-up" wire should be available from many
    electronics
    > > > supply houses, not expensive in light guages.
    > > >
    > > > http://www.powerwerx.com/category.asp?CtgID=1060
    > > >  $35 for 100 feet from this source, price will vary with guage.
    > > >
    > > > How "flexible" do you need? Is this for sextant lighting?
    > > >
    > > >
    > >
    >
    >
    
    
    

       
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