[TowerTalk] Getting old tubing apart
tower at rogerhalstead.com
Thu Mar 11 18:06:29 EST 2004
WD-40 does the same thing.
Give all the joints a good healthy does a day ahead of time and they should
come right apart.
WE did that in small engine shop with seized engines. Take out the spark
plug, give it a couple shots and come back tomorrow.
It's like magic.
Roger Halstead (K8RI, EN73 & ARRL Life Member)
N833R, World's Oldest Debonair (S# CD-2)
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> in each hole and let it sit for half a day. Broke it loose by hand after
> that. Amazing stuff.
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tuva Traveler" <tuvaorbust at hotmail.com>
> To: <rex at lint.mv.com>; <towertalk at contesting.com>
> Sent: Thursday, March 11, 2004 1:49 PM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Getting old tubing apart
> > Arne,
> > What lubricant did you use to get things apart?
> > Rex K1HI
> > After the usual, penetrating oil, etc...I had some success using a
> > bernzomatic torch and a hammer, tapping, to heat and break up the fuzed
> > oxides inside the frozen tubes....
> > 73, de Pat AA6EG
> > aa6eg at hotmail.com
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