Do it the simpler way: Use Noalox ... available at Home Depot or Lowe's
in a tube [like toothpaste]. Just make sure you get the Al/Al stuff
.. not anything else.
Rob Atkinson, K5UJ wrote:
> Hi everyone:
> I'm about to put together a yagi for 2 meters & want to do it right.
> All you experts advise using DeoxIT on the aluminum contact points. I
> have a few questions: The Caig company vends DeoxIT applicators as an
> aerosol spray, wipes, pen applicator, syringe, brush, needle, and
> squeeze tube, and packages in bottles and drums. Which package and
> application method do you prefer? (I don't imagine you buy the 55 gal.
> drum hi.) Do you order yours direct from Caig or some other supplier?
> If not Caig, who is your vendor? Do you purchase a dilution, or 100%
> product? Finally, do you use caig PreservIT as a sealant? See below
> for product choices:
> DeoxIT Container Sizes
> Part No Type Size Specs Codes
> D5S-6 Spray 200 ml 5% solution FS, SR
> D5MS-15 Mini-spray 20 ml 5% solution FS, SR
> DP5S-6 Pump spray 150 ml 25% solution NSS
> DN5S-6 Spray 200 ml 5% solution NS, SR
> D100S-2 Spray 75 ml 100% solution N*, SR
> K-D100P Pen applicator 7 ml 100% solution N
> K-D50W Wipes, 2x2" 50 ct. 100% solution N
> D100L-2C Squeeze tube 2 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-2DB Brush applicator 7.4 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-12C Syringe applicator 12 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-25C Needle applicator 25 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-2 Bulk bottle 59 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-8 Bulk bottle 236 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-16 Bulk bottle 472 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-32 Bulk bottle 944 ml 100% solution N
> D100L-8G Bulk drum 8 gal. 100% solution N
> D100L-55G Bulk drum 55 gal. 100% solution N
> D5L-4 Bulk bottle 118 ml 5% solution FS, SR
> D5L-32 Bulk container 944 ml 5% solution FS, SR
> D5L-8G Bulk drum 8 gal. 5% solution FS, SR
> D5L-55G Bulk drum 55 gal. 5% solution FS, SR
> F = Flammable product
> FS = Flammable solvent, slow evaporating (2 min.), safe on plastics.
> N = Nonflammable, no evaporation, safe on plastics. NS = Nonflammable
> solvent, fast evaporation (10 sec.), safe on most plastics. NSS =
> Nonflammable solvent, very slow evaporation (days), safe on plastics.
> SR = Shipping restrictions (HAZMAT). Added cost for shipping by air.
> * Combustible
> See http://www.caig.com/index2.htm for more information.
> Rob Atkinson
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