[Amps] Lube for roller inductor

Carl km1h at jeremy.qozzy.com
Wed Aug 1 11:32:17 EDT 2018

Why not contact MFJ who builds theirs as well as Oren Elliot Products plus 
Multi Tech Industries who builds "big" ones.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stan Gammons" <s_gammons at charter.net>
To: <amps at contesting.com>
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 my 
> ultrasonic cleaner. No lubes left on it now and it's very clean. So, what 
> is general consensus, DeOxit D5 is Ok to use to use on the roller? Unsure 
> how much of a lubricant it is, but I know it's a great contact cleaner.
> 73
> Stan
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