Re: Q-Dope

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From: W2WU (w2wurjj@verizon.net)
Date: Thu Aug 15 2002 - 16:50:30 CDT


Has anyone used clear nail polish in place of "Q-Dope"? - Ron W2WU
----- Original Message -----
From: George, W5YR <w5yr@att.net>
To: Low Power Amateur Radio Discussion <qrp-l@Lehigh.EDU>
Sent: 15 August, 2002 16:40
Subject: Re: Q-Dope

> The Q-Dope that I used in the 40's was a clear thick liquid that dried
> clear. I believe that it is still being made. It was described on the
label
> as "liquid polystyrene." It was intended to be applied as r-f insulation
or
> "coil dope."
>
> So, sounds like two different products with the same trade name . . .
>
> 73/72/oo, George W5YR - the Yellow Rose of Texas
> Fairview, TX 30 mi NE of Dallas in Collin county EM13qe
> Amateur Radio W5YR, in the 56th year and it just keeps getting better!
> QRP-L 1373 NETXQRP 6 SOC 262 COG 8 FPQRP 404 TEN-X 11771 I-LINK 11735
> Icom IC-756PRO #02121 Kachina 505 DSP #91900556 Icom IC-765 #02437
>
>
> Bruce Rattray wrote:
> >
> > Hello Ingo....Q-Dope is a dark orange coloured thick liquid covering
which
> > I used to put on high-voltage connections (in the high voltage cage of a
> > TV receiver) to prevent arcing.....


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