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Subject: [TowerTalk] Stainless steel bolt fix
From: "AA6DX - Mark" <>
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Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 18:54:46 -0700
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We learn more each day!
Apparantly, this worky-worky .. ain't ham radio swell?   "Unk" is Old tymer 
~ WA6WPO, in Rio Dell, CA .. where once we harvested redwoods.  He calls me 
"Nef" -- terms of endearment, worked with my Pops way back .. he was a super 
duper diesel mechanic, and is still a whiz bang computer/RF guy ... I knew 
he would know about this Phillips thingie bobbie!  73 --
Mark Nelson  -  AA6DX

From: "Herb Andersen" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] stainless steel bolt fix

Nef this is no crap, I worked with a world war 2 mechanic over at the mill
for 10 years, and that old boy used it in place of neverseeezzzz! I guess it
worked!.  He was a P38 mechanic, Unk
----- Original Message ----- 
> Yes sir,
> My son flies a Russian Mig-17. This last year as we were doing the winter
> annual, we got into the plane quit far replacing several valves and such.
> One of the airplane mechanics brought out his bottle of milk-of magnesia
> and
> brushed it on all the bolts as we began to reassemble the parts in the
> plane. He said they have been using it for a long time. He said he got the
> idea for one of his buddys who is a current air force mechanic. The Air
> force uses the stuff in 5 gallon buckets in current planes. It helps the
> removal of the fasteners in that they do not have the seizing problem to
> contend with.
> John


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