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Re: [Amps] Lube for roller inductor

To: Carl <>,
Subject: Re: [Amps] Lube for roller inductor
From: Stan Gammons <>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2018 14:38:27 -0500
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Hi Carl,

MFJ said they use SAF-T-EZE anti-seize.

Oren Elliot no longer makes roller inductors. They said they stopped selling 
them to MFJ around 20 years ago and MFJ makes their own roller inductors now.



On August 1, 2018 10:32:17 AM CDT, Carl <> wrote:
>Why not contact MFJ who builds theirs as well as Oren Elliot Products
>Multi Tech Industries who builds "big" ones.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Stan Gammons" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2018 11:29 PM
>Subject: Re: [Amps] Lube for roller inductor
>> On 07/07/2018 01:05 PM, Bert wrote:
>>> I don't think Penetrox is a good idea for a roller inductor. As far
>as I 
>>> know, Penetrox is only conductive if put under pressure.
>>> I would suggest one of the CAIG DeOxit products, e.g. DeOxit 5.
>>> Bert VE3NR
>> Kind of reviving this thread since I have a roller inductor that was 
>> acting a bit flaky, so I took it out and gave it a good cleaning in
>> ultrasonic cleaner. No lubes left on it now and it's very clean. So,
>> is general consensus, DeOxit D5 is Ok to use to use on the roller?
>> how much of a lubricant it is, but I know it's a great contact
>> 73
>> Stan
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