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[TowerTalk] Inspecting tower sections

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Inspecting tower sections
From: (Bill Coleman AA4LR)
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 1999 16:00:59 -0500
On 12/8/99 15:37, Gary McDuffie, Sr. at wrote:

>I'm looking for the
>proper lube to put on the tower sections where they slide and rest, not
>something to assemble antenna elements with.  Still, an interesting site
>with lots of choices.

Wouldn't NoAlOx work well? After all, it's just zinc particles suspended 
in silicone grease. Tower sections are galvanized with zinc. Seems safe.

On the other hand, a copper-based compound would be the WRONG thing to 
use, as you'd set up a galvanic reaction between the zinc and the copper.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail:
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