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Fitting a Snail Mount

Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 5:39 pm
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Instructions for fitting a snail mount onto RG58 cable;

1) Strip back the coax to leave approx 15mm of centre braid showing, and 25mm of centre insulation;

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2) Push the centre braid through the hole in the bottom plastic part of the mount and bend flat;

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3) Curl the coax inside the snail and leave a small amount of the screen over the edge;

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4) Put the bottom washer against the centre braid, and put the bolt through;

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5) View from the top;

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6) Put the snail through the mount, making sure the screen is trapped against the metal of the mount;

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7) Check from the top that the screen hasn't got any loose strands touching the centre bolt;

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8) Put the top platic part on, and tighten with a spanner, and you're done!

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