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Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn TB3 or TB4

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn TB3 or TB4
From: Gerald Boutin <>
Date: Thu, 11 Jan 2007 19:36:19 -0700
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I think this may be the correct link.

Gerald Boutin, VE6WA 

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Link comes up as can not be found on my machine.

Julio, W4HY

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Rohn TB3 or TB4

On Thu, 11 Jan 2007 15:08:00 -0500 "Roger Kissel" <>
> So you're all saying that lubrication should not be used with a Rohn
> thrust bearing ?
> For the time being, I have built back the bad races with TIG and am
> going to remachine the grooves and use new balls and see if I can
> bearing.  If not, I'll put up a STEEL bearing.

An article by K1IR on repairing a "stuck" Rohn TB-3 thrustbearing was
first posted on TowerTalk, and then printed in NCJ. Here's the link to
the TowerTalk posting:

Fred Hopengarten K1VR
Six Willarch Road * Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
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