>> 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
When I was a novice, I had a 75A1 with a frozen BFO capacitor shaft.
My dad suggested I soak it in kerosene for a few days. I don't
know how he knew this, but it was like magic, it completely freed
up the shaft.
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