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I want to shorten it by cutting it but the rubber cap is tough to remove. How do you do it?
 

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Hmmm..chainsaw???? plasma cutter???

how bout try sliping something in between the rubber cap and fiberglass mast to break the bond, and then pull the thing off
 

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I tried to heat it with lighter, didn't help.


I will try the boiling water method, thanks.
 

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hehe lighter might melt it. try boiling once it hot enough take some pliers or something and try to pull it out.
 

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I did it with the boiling water, but god, it was PITA! I bruised my thumb in the process. Putting the cap back on was tough too but not as tough. I just wished I'd apply some grease to it to let it slip.
 

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boil it for like 5 minutes then wrap a towel around it for a grip....you gotta do it when its real warm and it should slide right off............... i remember doing this mod at 3 am cuzi saw it online and just had to try it right then and there...... and i love it
 

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hehe u shoulda just dropped the cap back into the boiling water, it softens it up. hehe
 

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I didnt even think of boiling mine when I cut my antenna. I rolled elctrical tape around the tip to look like a cap. Then torched it a bit, rolling the tape edge at a 45 to round it over. Looks stock.
 
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