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Subject: [Towertalk] Rust question
From: (Chris BONDE)
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 19:34:08 -0700
I am not sure if this is applicable here, but might be of hlep in other 
I had some  once chrome plated wheel lug nuts, very rusty etc.  Put them in 
a plastic jar that once held peanut butter, then added some auto trany oil 
until covered.  Shoke vigourously once a day for a week.  Some ov them were 
almost brand new.  Left others in for awhile.  The nuts were great to 
use.  Not as shimmy but still looked great on an old truck.

Chris opr VE7HCB

At 05:23 PM 2002-07-25 -0400, David L. Thompson wrote:
>The question was asked........
> > Is there a product to remove old rust stains from a galvanized tower leg?
> > brake winch was located above the area. 73
> >
>I have the same problem with my 33 year old 71 foot crank up.  I found that
>the Prelub 6 product that K7LXC sells works well in conjunction with a soap
>scrub brush.
>Just make sure you don't damage the galvanizing. They aren't really rust
>stains on the
>tower legs just stains from the  brake winch (or in my case the thrust
>bearing) at the tower top.
>73 Dave K4JRB
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