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Subject: [TowerTalk] cleaning/replacing aluminum
From: (Chuck Dietz)
Date: Sat, 21 Jun 1997 16:20:49 -0500 wrote:
> Replacing aluminum elements on a scheduled basis: What a great idea! I wish I
> had thought of that myself years ago!
> I know that many of you will not want to be off the air long enough to clean
> all the elements. For this reason, let me suggest that you consider
> purchasing a new set of elements from my company, Texas Towers. You can then
> relplace all the elements with our brand new very fine finished aluminum
> tubing in a minimum amout of time. You can then sell the old tubing to less
> deserving amateurs or if you must, you can clean it for use in your own
> system next year.

Actually, I do have a spare set of aluminum so the antennas are back up
in a minimum of time.  Since I am too poor to just get rid of the old
aluminum, I polish it during my 10 meter runs in the contests...

Chuck, KE5FI

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