I should have said in my last post that most people have never seen a
thrust bearing in this rusted condition, if they recommend not lubing it.
Perhaps the newer bearings have ball bearings that are rust proof.
Anyway, sounds like you are on the right track. Good luck with your
73, Mick W4YV
> From: Charlie Summers <email@example.com>
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Lube a Rohn 45 thrust bearing
> Date: Saturday, June 14, 1997 4:03 PM
> Hi to all!
> Well thanks for the answers. The concensus seems to be lube them with
> some kind of lithium or moly grease. It also seems that most folks
> think lubing better than not lubing as it gets rid of that excruciating
> metal to metal sound.
> Mine is lubed and going up today!
> Thanks again for the answers.
> Charlie, W0YG..>>
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