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[TowerTalk] KT34-XA over hall

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Subject: [TowerTalk] KT34-XA over hall
From: (J. Parise)
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 1999 21:09:25 -0400
Before you start drilling and blasting try a squeeze with a pair of pliers
on the sides where the indent is.  A little side to sided twisting of the
inner piece of tubing and it will come right out.  Run a rat tail file over
the indented lip to smooth it flush with the inner surface before reassembly
and don't Hulk Hogan the clamp!  As added insurance a small hole drilled
through the clamp and tubes and a stainless screw work well.

Jim W1UK

----- Original Message ----- >
> > 2 questions:
> > 1. I've tried to start the work with the easiest element - 10m. Well,
> > I've used the clamps supplied with the antenna (with a screw, not a
> > house type) and now can not remove the tip tube (screw made a dent). Any
> > ideas how to remove it?
> Yes.  You have to drill out the dented region with a 1/4 inch drill;
> drill thorough both the inner and outer tubes.  Then with a bit of
> work and cursing you should be able to separate the tubes.

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