[TowerTalk] re:Tailtwister Lubrication

K7LXC@aol.com K7LXC@aol.com
Fri, 31 Mar 2000 18:06:17 EST

In a message dated 03/31/2000 2:58:04 PM Pacific Standard Time, N4CW@aol.com 

>  My only 
>  concern is how it will harden in very cold weather....maybe that's not 
>  important....
>  Wouldn't a good grease have a heavy petroleum base with graphite in 
>  suspension? It seems to me that whenever I took the Hy-Gain rotators 
>  the original grease was always this black messy stuff.... A graphite 
>  would probably be less succeptible to hardening in extremely cold weather. 

       For cold weather installations, use a low temp snowmobile grease.

      The correct amount for TailTwister ball-bearings is a thimble-full.

Cheers,   Steve   K7LXC
Tower Tech

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