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Can I re-glue down the female connector on the tail pad antenna?Updated a year ago

The power module male pins fit tightly into the female connector on the tail pad and sometimes we have seen when pulling the power module out it can cause the female connector to lift off the 3M double sided adhesive as shown below. 

You can reduce the risk of this happening by using some WD40 / CRC or similar marine electrical spray on the male and female connectors, this helps reduce corrosion and provides a lubricant. 

The main reason for this is the back surface of the connector is smooth and the adhesive may sometimes not stick to it well, which has since been resolved in production, however there is a solution, so you do not have to remove your tail pad antenna! 

Let both surfaces completely dry and ensure they are free from dirt or sand. Apply some either Selleys Power Grip or 3M Scotch-Weld PR100 glue as per the packet instructions, be careful not to put too much glue as this is the same as super glue so will stick to everything, then insert the foam kicker support and tighten, this will apply pressure while the glue sets which takes 24 hours. 

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