Copper particles with aluminum? How do you keep it from doing dissimilar
metal galvanization? Why not use No-Alox which is made for aluminum?
On Tue, 28 Jun 2005 15:48:00 -0500 "Stuart Rohre"
> Hi Dan, Could be corrosion/ oxidation at the joints of the Butternut
> antennas. They sell a product for joints called "Butter its Not"
> which is
> copper particles in silicone grease. Clean the joints before
> with Scotch Brite pad to remove corrosion, (NEVER steel wool on
> and then immediately apply Butter Its Not, and swage the joints
> together. I use this on any aluminum antenna assembly.
> What does an antenna analyzer show if connected to either the
> vertical with
> 5 foot coax or to the beam, with beam aimed straight up from ground
> raised on wood stand? The HF 6 can be a bear to tune up properly.
> And the little beam is worse.
> GL and 73,
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