[Amps] Lube for roller inductor
s_gammons at charter.net
Wed Aug 1 17:30:33 EDT 2018
I forgot to say MFJ also said the SAF-T-EZ is kind of thick, so they mix
a little 10W40 oil with it to thin it.
On 08/01/2018 10:32 AM, Carl wrote:
> Why not contact MFJ who builds theirs as well as Oren Elliot Products
> plus Multi Tech Industries who builds "big" ones.
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>> 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.
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