In a message dated 98-06-14 10:36:47 EDT, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> I just got an old beat up TH3jr. I have cleaned it up (with steel wool
> and digging silicone out of the ends of the traps) and replaced the trap
> caps. Is there any other hints for refurbishing this and or any other
> ideas I should do prior to installing it.
Be sure to use an antioxidant like Penetrox or NoAlOx wherever you have
an aluminum-to-aluminum joint. It'll insure electrical continuity and
reliability. Try your local hardware store or electrical supplier. It'll say
on the tube what materials are suitable (most are copper-to-copper and copper-
to-aluminum as well as the al-to-al).
> I am going to mount it on top
> of my house on a "chimmy" mount. It will be approx. 33' from the
> ground. I got it for $25 and am excited about finally getting a "beam"
> is the air as all I have used thus far is Wires and Verticals.
Have a ball!
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
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