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Omnibox....How long did yours last?????

My Omnibox replacement has finally given up the ghost after just over three years.  A combination of dog pee and sunlight degrades the plastic making it go brittle and crumble into smaller and smaller pieces.  I know that its position next to a public footpath isn't ideal but surely there is a need for a more robust product.  I've kept this one going longer than usual by strapping it together with cable ties but there's only so much you can do!

I've spent hours over the last couple of weeks trying to get it replaced but even though I actually got to speak with someone I've been unsuccessful so far.

Any suggestions! 

Going....Going ...Gone.Going....Going ...Gone.

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Hello

Very strange my Omnibox all be it a brown one has been outside in direct sunlight for 5yrs or more and no problems, close to a public footpath.

Regards Mike

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I'm still rocking the Telewest brown box from 10+ years ago!

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Hi Mike
This is the third or possibly fourth omnibox I've had in 12 years. I know from experience that three years is far too quick for sunlight alone to degrade plastic but it is right on the street and unfortunately something of a magnet for dogs. When I eventually get a replacement I'll give it a few coats of paint for extra protection.
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Hi Carl

I see there may be a possible brown solution to my problem.👍

Cheers

Rob

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@RPS wrote:

Hi Carl

I see there may be a possible brown solution to my problem.👍

Cheers

Rob


Get something like this if you want to sort it yourself

https://www.amazon.co.uk/waterproof-adaptable-enclosure-electrics-connection/dp/B0151KNMB2/ref=sr_1_... 

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Waterproof-Adaptable-Enclosure-Electrics-Connection/dp/B081TK3B5Y/ref=psdc_... 

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Thanks for the info Carl.
I don't mind fitting the replacement myself so if I can't get one from Virgin soon I'll get the one you suggested in the first link.
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@spgray wrote:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/1STec-Virgin-Media-Junction-Box-for-Housing-Telephone-TV-Superhub-Modem-L...

Like the look of that one!

Less generic than the ones I linked to.