Tell me about it.....I have an oxygen sensor galled into an exhaust manifold
despite the application of the special lubricant for the job.
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From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <email@example.com>
To: "Tower and HF antenna construction topics." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, 13 April, 2010 11:13 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] dxengineering U-bolts froze??
> I was well aware of the galling problem, but one
> time I had a SS U bolt and some SS nylok nuts.
> I wanted to thread the nylok nuts onto the U bolt
> just to keep everything together so the nylok nuts
> would not get lost. If you are familiar with nylok
> nuts, you know that they cannot be threaded on by
> hand and need a little help from a wrench. I was
> shocked to find that even this modest amount of
> resistance was enough to seize up the threads!
> I thought I could get away without the anti-sieze.
> Now I religiously apply anti-sieze to all SS
> fasteners. You can buy it at any auto parts store.
> Rick N6RK
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