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Coax Wind Resistance Grease

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Subject: Coax Wind Resistance Grease
From: (Terry Dunlap)
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 1997 19:21:53 -0500
At 05:33 PM 2/17/97 -0500, Bill Coleman AA4LR wrote:
>>From:        Roger L. Elowitz,
>>Ask any old-timer and he'll tell you what really happens.....  The stuff you
>>get in tubes and 1/2-pint cans of  "rf grease".... REALLY DOES WORK... BUT,
>>and here is the kicker... ONLY FOR TWO OR THREE WEEKS. 
>If any sort of grease had ANY affect on wind resistance, airliners would 
>be covered with it. 
>Think about it -- what do you think is the major expensive of any 
>airliner (other than the capital investment in the airplanes)?
>The SHAPE of the coax is what causes the wind resistance, as any student 
>of aerodynamics can tell you. The condition of the surface isn't as 
>important in the first approximation.

Bill, I think you missed the tongue in cheek tone of this thread.......

73 de Terry KK6T

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