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Old 15 January 2015, 16:59   #11
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25W vs 5W; seems like a no-brainer to me.

On the extinguisher, they don't have to be stored vertically, but no matter how you mount it, it should be removed and "exercised" now and then (read: Beat it around a bit) to keep the powder from clumping up.

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Old 15 January 2015, 17:13   #12
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I've got an extinguisher in the back.

Though about putting another vhf in but it's on a step so will get wet often and also kicked and stepped on and bashed around. Plus I already have a handheld vhf.

Will see how the storage from the polo goes. Will take some photos
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Old 15 January 2015, 18:27   #13
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Get a piece of carbon plate to cover it, make sure it has a stable UV varnish/lacquer on it and it will look fine.... A little bit of carbon plate always looks good.
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