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[Towertalk] tnx info, Greenlee & 80M vert.

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Subject: [Towertalk] tnx info, Greenlee & 80M vert.
From: (Chris BONDE)
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2003 11:37:05 -0800
At 11:14 AM 2003-01-17 -0600, Dale L Martin wrote:

> > 2.  I like the idea of using WD-40 on the punch beforehand.  I
> > have noticed
> > they have a definite tendency to rust.
> >
>WD40 is a cleaner, not a lubricant.  It's going to dry away.  For the
>punches, you might just use some household oil (3-in-1 type)...messy, but
>effective, I believe, at inhibiting rust, etc.

I agree that WD-40 is not a lubricant for a long time.  However, I found 
that the 3-in-1 types of oils tend to solidify over a period of time, and, 
as you say messy.  In a punch I would recommend the trial use of a teflon 
or a silicon type lubicant.  Inert and lasts for awhile.

Chris opr VE7HCB

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