I have gotten transformer oil at an industrial motor repair company here in
Omaha, I think it was $6.00 per gallon.
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Sent: Friday, August 09, 2002 2:53 PM
To: K7LXC@aol.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] coax dummy load dielectric
There is a liquid which is a oil base compound that we used to call
oil. We used to get the stuff from the local power company to fill our newly
built Heath CanTennas (dummy load). Does anyone else remember this stuff.
> In a message dated 8/9/02 5:40:30 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > I have a new to me Bird 8135 load rated at 150 watts.. it required that
> > diaphragm and O ring seals be replaced.. what type of oil might I use
> > am thinking of using Mobil one.. any suggestions please.
> Hmm, might be flammable. Most of the liquid-filled dummy loads I've
> used mineral oil from the drugstore.
> Steve K7LXC
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