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    Re: Electrical Wire
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2004 Mar 24, 08:18 -0500

    Ok. Thanks Jared.  I will see what I can find from some of the electrical
    shops.
    
    How low is low?  Anywhere from -30 to -40 Celsius.
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Jared Sherman" 
    To: 
    Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2004 9:41 PM
    Subject: Re: Electrical Wire
    
    
    > Robert-
    >  If this is just one wire, using the instrument itself as the return, the
    > only other thing that comes to mind would be silicon or hypalon insulated
    > wire. It sounds like this is an external power wire...something like the
    one
    > C&P have coming out of the battery handle on the regular sextants?
    >  There's also fiberglass-jacketed wire, designed to be used in heating
    > equipment. Not really "flexible" but that might work for you, sometimes
    > short runs can be found inexpensively as surplus, very durable against
    wear,
    > and it won't crack in the cold either.
    >  Fully tinned stranded wire will be the most important thing, in any case.
    >
    >  If you need two-wire, sometimes you can get a nice telephone or
    instrument
    > conecting wire that uses hair-fine copper interwoven with fiber strands,
    so
    > it is very light and flexible. Telephone handset cords are often made that
    > way, but that's a very light guage wire, can't take a lot of power, and of
    > course a lot of cheap stuff floods the market now.
    >
    > 
    >  How low is low, btw?
    >
    >
    
    
    

       
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