Corrugated conduit to hide wires

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Corrugated conduit to hide wires

Post by slookabill » Fri Dec 01, 2017 2:59 pm

Has anyone used Corrugated conduit to hide wires, between model and base? I'm on the verge of ordering some, internal diameter 8mm outside 10mm, and just wondering if this is too large, or how the material is to work with.(Ordering this)

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Re: Corrugated conduit to hide wires

Post by brt » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:02 pm

How wide is the stand between model and base? I would think a long piece of shrink tube would coral your wires and fit nicely down a hollow stand and be flexible.
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Re: Corrugated conduit to hide wires

Post by slookabill » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:13 pm

From where it'll come out of the model to the area on the base, it's about 1 inch... I'm basically running the wires from the bottom of the Outrider to a base of a landing platform, so I was thinking corugated conduit would look appropriate there as an umbilical to connect the two, and hide the wire.

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Re: Corrugated conduit to hide wires

Post by wowyz » Fri Dec 01, 2017 6:28 pm

Another option is using mesh pipes as are used on car and motorbike models for hydraulic lines. Of course wires need to be thin to fit inside.

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Re: Corrugated conduit to hide wires

Post by Andrew Gorman » Fri Dec 01, 2017 7:30 pm

Or the old classic desoldering braid. It's cheap.

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