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Re: [TowerTalk] Lubricant to loosen rusty bolts?

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Lubricant to loosen rusty bolts?
From: Dino Darling <>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 11:29:06 -0700
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PB Blaster!!!  I work on someones tower just about every weekend.  I
should buy this stuff by the case!  It works great!

You can find it at Autozone.

Some products are rust removers and others are penetrants and
lubricants.  PB Blaster is BOTH!

No need to climb twice, take it up with you and get the job done!

Dino  -  K6RIX

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Lubricant to loosen rusty bolts?
> From: "tom scott " <>
> Date: Tue, July 25, 2006 12:35 pm
> To: <>
> 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
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