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Re: [TowerTalk] Lubricant to loosen rusty bolts?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Lubricant to loosen rusty bolts?
From: kd4e <>
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 15:38:46 +0800
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PB Blaster works very quickly and rarely fails.

73, doc kd4e

> I imagine there are a whole bunch of favorite formulas out there. I am soon 
> going to be climbing an old tower, to oil the bolts which all show some rust, 
> with the idea to make it easier to get them apart soon when I will be 
> dismantling the tower.
> What lubricant do you use to help get rusted bolts apart? And how long would 
> you wait after treatment?
> I plan to climb it once to apply some sort of penetrating oil, and then in a 
> day or a few days later, climb it again to begin dismantling it. 
> Thanks!
> Tom Scott - kd7dmh
> Beaverton, Oregon                   


Thanks! & 73, doc kd4e

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