In my part of the country, upstate NY, Penetrox seems to be a favorite for
use on AL tubing and any electrical connections. I've had it on some places,
including exposed to the weather, for more than ten years and it is still
there,doing it's jub.
Gene / W2LU
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Saviers" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "James Lanier" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2012 12:19 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Aluminum Tubing Grease
> If you use Never-Seez make sure it is the nickel particle type, not
> copper. The copper will react with the aluminum. There are also other
> brands with aluminum particles.
> NoAlox works well also, it has zinc in it which is specifically for
> electrical connections. It was really hard to get the last 30% of the
> Noalox out of the 4oz Home Depot squeeze bottles. We used 5 bottles for
> two 40m Moxon beams.
> All are messy. I wear a nitrile glove to spread it evenly by hand on
> the joint.
> Grant KZ1W
> On 1/31/2012 1:45 PM, James Lanier wrote:
>> What is the type of grease used on telecoping tubing sections? I bought
>> some several years ago from Home Depot but I forgot what kind it was. (It
>> prevents binding) If it ever does bind...you are done :)
>> Jim K4BPM
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