In a message dated 96-10-03 20:59:27 EDT, you write:
>I'm replacing a cracked upper housing on my Ham-M III rotator
>and would appreciate input on what type of bearing grease I
>should use when reassembling it.
>A friend said that "Lubriplate" used to be the best choice. Is it
>still desirable for use in a northern climate?
Hi, John --
It must be winter already where you are - hi.
Hy-Gain uses a low temperature grease so that it won't freeze up as often.
You could call Linda at Hy-Gain 402-465-7021 for more info. But I think the
amount is more important than the type of grease you use; the book calls for
a 'thimble-full' amount of grease for all the bearings. Too much grease is a
You didn't send it to Hy-Gain and have them go through it? You'd get a
new upper housing as part of the deal with their flat-fee rotator service
73, Steve K7LXC
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