>> I asked that question of the British crankup manufacturers, but they
>>only use stainless steel for locations like harbor walls that are
>>directly exposed to the sea. For all other locations (including "salty
>>air environments" like this QTH) they recommend galvanized steel with
>>heavy waterproof grease.
> What I've learned is that you don't want to use a heavy grease because
>it traps water and contaminants and will cause the cable to rust from the
>inside out. Also the grease will attract particulates and the grease will
>turn out to be somewhat abrasive.
Now which should I follow, Steve: that advice, or the LXC Prime
Directive to do what the manufacturer says?
Just askin' :-)
73 from Ian GM3SEK
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