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[TowerTalk] SS bolts in Aluminum

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Subject: [TowerTalk] SS bolts in Aluminum
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Date: Tue, 3 Aug 1999 11:24:50 EDT
In a message dated 99-08-03 06:23:57 EDT, writes:

> Is goop recommended when screwing stainless steel bolts into threaded 
>  aluminum rotor mounting brackets?

       Goop? The only thing I would suggest is to use an anti-seize on SS 
nuts and bolts to prevent them from galling. SS into aluminum shouldn't be 
subject to this problem. 
>  There were earlier posts on TT of using Loctite because some bolts have 
>  vibrated loose on large rotors.
       This was on the mast clamp of Orion rotators; I've never seen any 
other hardware with this problem. 

Cheers,   Steve   K7LXC

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