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[TowerTalk] US Tower Motor Winch in Winter

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Subject: [TowerTalk] US Tower Motor Winch in Winter
From: (Dick Flanagan)
Date: Sat, 4 Dec 1999 10:38:25 -0800
At 11:14 PM -0800 on 12/3/99, you wrote:

>HI I Have 6 different winches like that , and the temps go as low as -44f. i
>use 5w 30 oil in my boxes and have had no trouble winter or summer, you may
>need to change your oil, OR relube your cable pullys,
>73 de bill      KR9A

Thanks, Bill.

I think I will need to change the oil in the gear box.  I found out
yesterday that US Tower recommends a "synthetic gear oil" and as soon
as I find out more from them, I will let the reflector know.

Thanks again. . . .

73, Dick

Dick Flanagan W6OLD CFII Minden, Nevada DM09db (South of Reno)

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