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Old 11 March 2005, 07:44   #11
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Originally Posted by Cookee
The amount of helium involved would not make a measurable differance anyway .......... add a load of foil or other barrier to the inside of the tubes would only add to the weight and make it heavier than when you started
Agree, however you'll have a RADAR reflector as well


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Old 11 March 2005, 09:29   #12
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Haven't the manufacturers thought of this?

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