On 6/30/97 10:07 AM, Richard L. Wilkins at email@example.com wrote:
>I am trying to disassemble an old Mosley Pro-67A so that I can upgrade
>it to a 67B. Several pieces of the antenna tubing will not separate on
>the 67A. The problem seems to be an excessive amount of old dried
>Penetrox which has formed a hard glue-like substance.
>Does anyone have any suggestions for separating the tubing?
I managed to separate sections of an un-Penetroxed A3S boom by applying
heat from a Berz-O-Matic torch. I heated the joint up thoroughly, waited
for it to cool completely, then worked it apart. Took several cycles, but
this was much more successful than trying penetrating lubricants or other
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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