[TowerTalk] TH-3 Cleaning

Fred Hopengarten k1vr@juno.com
Sun, 01 Nov 1998 00:04:07 EST

Fred Hopengarten  K1VR               781/259-0088
Six Willarch Road
Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
permanent e-mail address:  fhopengarten@mba1972.hbs.edu

On Sat, 31 Oct 1998 22:58:22 -0800 Tom Osborne <w7why@mail.coos.or.us>

>  1.  It looks to be covered with a green moss type stuff.  What
>works best to clean junk off of aluminum?

K1VR:  Ajax and new green 3M pot scrubbers.

>  2.  I would like to clean the traps out, but the end caps look
>pretty hard and brittle.  I'm afraid if I try to pry them off,
>they will break. Is it possible to take the traps apart without
>ruining them?

K1VR:  No. You want to repalce them anyway.

>All the hardware is going to have to be changed, nuts, bolts,
>hose clamps, etc.

K1VR:  Yup.

  But hopefully I'll have a beam for 10 meters
>again by the time the CQWW CW gets here.  73
>Tom W7WHY

K1VR:  Good luck.

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