On 3/16/2011 5:59 PM, Mike Baker wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I concur with the disassemble, clean, lube, reassemble list and
> keeping the drain holes pointed down. I have used both Penetrox and
> Bencher's Butter-its-not between conductors and where stainless steel
> hardware is use, a suitable thread lube to prevent galling of the SS
> threads. Nylock nuts are a blessing that helps get rid of the cut washers
> and makes everything stay together.
IF you use Nylok nuts on an antenna, or just outdoors, make sure they
are on the bottom, away from the sun, or covered to protect the Nylon
insert. Even this far North the insert only lasts a couple of years
before completely disappearing. Nylon is very UV sensitive.
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