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    Re: Electrical Wire
    From: Jared Sherman
    Date: 2004 Mar 23, 21:41 -0500

    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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