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Re: [TowerTalk] Hygain TH3

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Hygain TH3
From: K8RI on TT <>
Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 19:09:29 -0400
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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.


Roger (K8RI)



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