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Old 02-26-2012, 05:37 PM
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I am installing a 4kw radome on my hardtop.
First question is should I use a wedge? Or mount it directly to the hardtop? If so what kind of sealer should I use?
The previous dome had just wooden spacers on it. Should I do that instead of directly to hardtop. What is the grease tube with the dome?

Sorry for all the questions,just want to do it right

The boat is a 3070 Pursuit Offshore cc
Old 02-26-2012, 05:42 PM
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you can mount it any way and get pretty good performance - the proper accepted way to do it for most boats is a seaview 4-5 inch mount type and a 5 degree lean forward wedge.

the dome should be above or below your gps antennas - not on the same plane:

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If you're talking about the little tube of black goop, it goes on the screw threads for mounting the dome.
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A wedge will keep the dome level when you are on plane and therefore allow the radar to work as designed.
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So I should put a wedge on? The tube of black goop,is it a sealer or just a grease for the threads and why?
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Originally Posted by Coastal Pursuit View Post
So I should put a wedge on? The tube of black goop,is it a sealer or just a grease for the threads and why?
Thanks for all the reply's
Haven't installed mine yet, but I think it's a thread locker.
Soon as the weather breaks, it's going on.

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