Another thing , if by any chance there were some rivets or self tapping
screws holding the sections together - drill the hole out larger with a VERY
sharp drill and as little pressure as possible. That leave a clean edge and
the tubes will come apart - worked for me along with a lot of WD40.
73 hank K7HP
> Try wrapping and sealing a plastic bag around the joint area and fill
> it with kerosene. Let this sit for a few days to allow the kerosene
> to wick into the joint before trying to get some movement into the
> joint using the methods suggested by others.
> Once you get some movement (twisting) try soaking some more kerosene
> into the joint. This will help prevent galling, as well as
> introducing some lubrication into the joint to help breal down any
> At 06:16 AM 15/03/2010, r young wrote:
>>I have, from an old antenna, where Penetrox was not used, am aluminum
>>stuck inside another slotted tube. It is frozen tight.
>>I sprayed some Liquid Wrench, but that probably doesn't go all the way
>>What is the best technique for separating stuck aluminum tubing without
>>breaking or twisting it?
>>Tks very much.
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